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  • Afghanistan

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what estimate his Department has made of the total value in (a) monetary terms and (b) as a percentage of the country's total...

  • Civil Servants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his estimate is of the annual cost of the enhanced early retirement scheme for civil servants in his Department and its...

  • Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he will reply to the letter of 20 October 2004, from the hon. Member for West Chelmsford, transferred from the Home Office...

  • Counter-terrorism Intelligence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the countries with which the UK officially shares intelligence of a counter-terrorism nature; through what...

  • Departmental Publications for the Visually Impaired

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many and what proportion of publications issued by his Department are available in (a) Braille, (b) autoprint, (c) large...

  • Diplomatic Posts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs for what reasons he is closing the British Embassy in Madagascar.

  • Diplomatic Posts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether closures of British missions other than those already publicly announced are planned for financial years 2005–06...

  • Diplomatic Posts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the effects on British interests of the closure of the British embassies in (a) El Salvador, (b)...

  • EC-Canada Joint Committee

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many times during the (a) Italian, (b) Irish and (c) Dutch Presidency of the EU the EC-Canada Joint Committee met; when and...

  • EU Commissioners

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what his Department's policy is on EU Commissioners' involvement in the domestic politics of member states.

  • EU Committees

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many times during the (a) Italian, (b) Irish and (c) Dutch presidency of the EU the (i) EEC-Russia Co-operation Committee,...

  • Intelligence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what measures are being taken within the Counter Terrorism Policy Department to optimise systems for the processing of...

  • Iran

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many persons under 18 years he estimates are held under death penalty sentence in Iran; what information he has received in...

  • Iran

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information his Department has received on the number of sentences of (a) execution and (b) amputation in Iran in each of...

  • Iraq

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the Governments of (a) Syria, (b) Iran and (c) Jordan on insurgency in Iraq.

  • Israel

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the likelihood of the Israeli Government's budget being approved by the Knesset...

  • Israel

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his Israeli counterpart Silvan Shalom regarding Shalom's announced plan to campaign for a...

  • Israel

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of Israel's opening of the Erez crossing between Israel and Gaza; what assessment his...

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the factors that might result in a breakdown of the ceasefire announced by Israel and...

  • Middle East

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the outcome of the Israeli-Palestinian talks in Sharm el Sheikh on 8 February 2005;...

  • North Korea

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the nuclear weapons capability of North Korea; and if he will make a statement.

  • Parliamentary Questions

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he will provide a substantive answer to the Question from the hon. Member for North Tayside tabled on 6 December 2004, ref....

  • Presidency of the European Communities

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on planned (a) commemorative (i) coins and (ii) stamps and (b) other commemorative items in the...

  • Publicity

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the total expenditure by his Department on (a) advertising and (b) advertising and publicity was in (i) 1996–97, (ii)...

  • Spain

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations the UK has made to the Government of Spain regarding its decision to legalise over a million illegal immigrants.

  • Stem Cell Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to his oral evidence to the European Scrutiny Committee on 8th February, whether it is his Department's assessment that...

  • Stolen Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the property belonging to his Department that has (a) been stolen and (b) been reported lost in each year since...

  • Thailand

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which consultants were used to evaluate the cost of embassies and assess the value of embassy land proposed to be sold in...

  • Uzbekistan

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) if he will urge the Government of Uzbekistan to undertake an impartial review of all cases of imprisoned journalists in...

  • Western Sahara

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what measures he has taken to discourage oil companies from operating within the disputed territory of the Western Sahara.

  • Western Sahara

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the recent report by the UN Secretary General about progress towards the referendum on...

  • Western Sahara

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps the UK has taken to encourage a settlement of the disputed fishing lands off Dakhla, Western Sahara.

  • Western Sahara

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with the Government of Morocco on the continuing detention of Saharawi dissidents in El Ayoun prisons.

  • Zimbabwe

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what educational, scholarship or hardship funds are made available by his Department to Zimbabwean students wishing to study in...