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  • North/South Implementation Bodies

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the accounts for the year 2000 for the cross-border Language Implementation Body have been finalised and signed by the appropriate authorities; if not,...

  • North/South Implementation Bodies

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord President on 19 January (WA 119) concerning the proportionality of funding for cross-border bodies, whether...

  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Costs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the total cost of the salaries of Members of the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly, and that of their support staff, from 14 October 2002 to 31...

  • Jamaica: Prisons

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What discussions have taken place between the Department for International Development and the Government of Jamaica on possible United Kingdom financial...

  • Questions for Written Answer: Reply Times

    asked the Leader of the House: On how many occasions during the past 12 months they have failed to meet the target of answering Written Questions within two weeks; and which departments have been...

  • Questions for Written Answer: Reply Times

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many officials are employed in the Cabinet Office to answer Questions for Written Answer; and whether there are plans to employ extra staff in view of the...

  • Faith Communities Unit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the remit of the Home Office Faith Communities Unit.

  • Faith Communities Unit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many members of staff there are in the Faith Communities Unit.

  • Faith Communities Unit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How the staff in the Home Office Faith Communities Unit are deployed.

  • Faith Communities Unit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the main faith communities are represented in the Faith Communities Unit staff team.

  • National Offender Management Service: Unconvicted Prisoners

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Following the Home Secretary's announcement of the establishment of a National Offender Management Service, what arrangements are to be made for the management of...

  • Criminal Records Bureau

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is still the case that the data from a Criminal Records Bureau application form which are input in India are name, date of birth and addresses for the...

  • Criminal Records Bureau

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What checks and audits are undertaken, and at what intervals, to ensure that the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998 are being met in connection with...

  • Burial Grounds

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why, in their consultation paper on the reform of burial law and policy in the 21st century, the Home Office suggests that an assessment of community needs should...

  • Privacy and Public Protection

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Given the conclusion of their "Respecting Privacy and Protecting the Public from Crime" consultation and the views of respondents on the desirability of a wider...

  • Administrative Court: Home Office Reference M1206235

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to comply with the order of Mr Justice Bell in the Administrative Court on 3 February, in the case whose Home Office reference number is...

  • Work Permits: Professional Sportsmen

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the transitional arrangements for work permits for professional sportsmen from the proposed 10 new member states of the European Union.

  • Work Permits: Professional Sportsmen

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When the decision to permit people on working holiday visas the right to take up employment in professional sport was taken; and what assessment has been made of...

  • Work Permits: Professional Sportsmen

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What were the outcome and length of the consultation process which took place with professional sports organisations prior to the decision to permit people on...

  • Roma Population in EU Accession Countries: Possible Migration to UK

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they can estimate the number of Roma people who are citizens of the 10 countries which are to accede this year to the European Union; and what proportion...

  • Roma Population in EU Accession Countries: Possible Migration to UK

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What preparations they have made to receive Roma people who may arrive in the United Kingdom during 2004 from the 10 countries which will accede to the European...

  • EU Meetings: Rules of Procedure

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Council of Ministers of the European Community and the Council of the European Union (Heads of Government) have published any standing orders for the...

  • EU Meetings: Rules of Procedure

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether standing orders, or rules of procedure, for the intergovernmental conference of member governments of the European Union and applicant states have been...

  • Iraq: Coalition Provisional Authority

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In what sense the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq "is led by the United States and the United Kingdom", as stated on their website; and how the authority...

  • Iraq: Coalition Provisional Authority

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How the Government were consulted before Mr Bremer was appointed to head the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.

  • Iraq: Private Sector Development Division of CPA

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they support the privatisation programme for state-owned industries undertaken by the private sector development division of the Coalition Provisional...

  • Iraq: State-owned Enterprises

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many of the 45 state-owned enterprises named in the Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority's "Business Opportunities in Iraq Index A" have been sold to foreign...

  • Iraq: CPA Order 39

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What consultation took place between the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq and the Government before Order 39 was signed in September 2003; what...

  • Universities: First Degrees

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland on 2 February (WA 72–74), excluding the new universities created following the Further and...

  • Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003: Schools and Colleges

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Baroness Ashton of Upholland on 28 January (WA 39–41), whether their decision to incorporate Catholic sixth-form...

  • World War II Military Dining Car

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will assist the National Army Museum to acquire the former military dining car which formed part of the Mediterranean Line of Communication (Medloc)...

  • Defence Procurement Agency: Website and Project Updates

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many project pages on the Defence Procurement Agency's website have not been updated for six months or more; and whether this reflects a similar lack of...

  • Reserve Forces

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many members of the reserve forces are expected not to seek re-engagement due to the new requirement to notify their employers of membership of the reserve forces.

  • Reserve Forces

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether commissioned members of the volunteer reserve forces will enjoy an unfair advantage over those who are not commissioned, since they do not have to...

  • Reserve Forces

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there is any legal restriction on employers' rights to counsel an employee to leave the volunteer reserve forces.

  • Reserve Forces

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether a member of the volunteer reserve forces will have the right to prevent an employer being notified of his membership.

  • Electoral Pilots: All-postal Ballots

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What representation they have had in the past two months in favour of holding all-postal ballots in the combined European and local elections in (a) the...

  • Freedom of Information Act 2000:Ministers and Civil Servants

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What changes have been made in the administrative procedures and practices of Ministers and civil servants with a view to the coming into force of the Freedom of...

  • Professor Sir Roy Meadow

    asked Her Majesty's Government: On how many occasions during the past 10 years Professor Sir Roy Meadow has lectured to judges under the auspices of the Judicial Studies Board; what were the...

  • Information Commissioner: Legislative Compliance Enforcement

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How they intend to respond to calls from the Information Commissioner for improvements to be made to their slow and cumbersome enforcement powers.

  • Olympic Games 2012: London Bid

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the statement by the Lord Rooker on 20 January (HL Deb, col. 902) that "the Dome may play a role if London is successful in the Olympic bid", whether...

  • Gender Recognition Bill

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 27 January (WA 37–38), whether they will provide a summary, which protects the...

  • Inland Revenue: Disclosure of Information

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord McIntosh of Haringey on 28 January (WA 50), which laws permit the Inland Revenue to disclose information on an...

  • Inland Revenue: Disclosure of Information

    asked Her Majesty's Government: On what grounds decisions are taken to transfer personal or corporate data held by the Inland Revenue to other government departments.

  • Inland Revenue: Disclosure of Information

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What kinds of personal or corporate data held by the Inland Revenue are transferred to other government departments.

  • Inland Revenue: Disclosure of Information

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What records are kept of transfers of personal or corporate data to other government departments; and whether the Data Protection Registrar has access to the...

  • Tax

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they intend to respond to submissions to the Treasury of the Institute of Directors, the Federation for Small Businesses and the Institute of Chartered...

  • Illegal Meat Imports

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will introduce a system for collecting the numbers of illegal meat seizures at (a) Heathrow and (b) Gatwick.

  • Broadband

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How they respond to the call from the Broadband Industry Group in its 3rd annual report for targets to be set for the roll-out and take-up of significantly faster...

  • Insolvency

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many insolvencies there have been each year since 1996.

  • Enterprise Act 2002

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the date for the coming into force of part of the Enterprise Act 2002 by means of the Enterprise Act 2002 (Commencement No. 5 and Amendment Order) SI 3340/2003...

  • Charities

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why under the Companies Act 1985 (Accounts of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Audit Exemption) (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 16/2004) the gross income...

  • Plants: Non-indigenous Pathogens

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Plant Health Inspectorate is the front line in protecting the United Kingdom from non-indigenous pathogens; and whether sufficient funding is available...

  • Defra: Agencies and Bodies

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many quangos and agencies reported to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in each of the years 2000 to 2003; what they were called; and how...

  • Foot and Mouth Disease: Claims Settlements

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they anticipate paying the outstanding claims by farmers which are not subject to court cases, following the foot and mouth outbreak in 2001.

  • Foot and Mouth Disease: Claims Settlements

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many claims by farmers relating to the foot and mouth outbreak are due to be taken to court.

  • Railways

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the current annual total of taxpayer subsidy involved in train leasing arrangements; and How current taxpayer subsidy is divided between recipient train...

  • Railways

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the estimated cost of (a) the Pacer, and (b) the Pendolino trains, and the annual leasing cost; and Whether changes to primary legislation would be...

  • Heathrow Airport: Travelators

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Davies of Oldham on 2 February (WA 77), how much Heathrow Airport paid by way of rebates to airlines for failure of the...

  • A12: Witham Bypass

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Highways Agency will arrange to plant fresh tree and shrub screening along the newly renovated section of the Witham bypass on the A12 trunk road.

  • Vehicle Registration Office: Honeypot Lane, Stanmore

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the approximate turnover of the Vehicle Registration Office at Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, in terms of vehicle excise licence receipts.

  • Vehicle Registration Office: Honeypot Lane, Stanmore

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the target time for completion of a customer's business at the Vehicle Registration Office at Honeypot Lane, Stanmore.

  • Vehicle Registration Office: Honeypot Lane, Stanmore

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many customer service points are available at the Vehicle Registration Office at Honeypot Lane, Stanmore; and for how many hours a day they are open.

  • Vehicle Registration Office: Honeypot Lane, Stanmore

    asked Her Majesty's Government: For the last convenient week for which figures are available, what is the average number of customers transacting business at the Vehicle Registration Office at...

  • Vehicle Registration Office: Honeypot Lane, Stanmore

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Vehicle Registration Office at Honeypot Lane, Stanmore, accepts debit and credit cards; and, if not, why not.