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  • Agriculture: Scrapie

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What was the cost of the National Scrapie Plan for each year since its inception; and what is the estimated cost for this year and 2007—08.

  • Armed Forces: Housing for Former Personnel (1 annotation)

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have conducted any review over the past two years of the application of social housing policy for ex-service personnel; and, if so, what were the...

  • Aviation: Gibraltar Flight Safety

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 15 December 2006 (WA 227), what is their response to witness reports that there was a military Chinook...

  • Buses: Cambridge Guided Busway

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In respect of the proposed Cambridge guided busway (a) what signalling system is to be used to ensure safety at road, footpath and other crossings and between...

  • Cheese

    asked Her Majesty's Government: For every year since January 2002, what has been the average consumption of cheese per person (a) daily; (b) weekly; and (c) annually.

  • Corruption

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the reasons for the continuing delay in introducing a Corruption Bill.

  • Crime: Domestic Violence

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What new initiatives are planned to deal with the serious effects of domestic violence, which it is estimated costs the United Kingdom economy in excess of...

  • Crime: False Accusations

    asked Her Majesty's Government: By what means arrangements for extending the right of Appeal Court judges to remove anonymity from false accusers could be introduced, whether by primary...

  • Crime: Rape

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will provide statistics on the number of (a) reported rape allegations; (b) persons subject to charge; (c) persons subject to prosecution; and (d)...

  • Disabled People: Rights

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Prime Minister on 25 March 2002 (HC Deb, col. 618—9W) reaffirming the Government's commitment to Rehabilitation...

  • EU: Tax

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will seek sanctions against the officials of the European Commission who were responsible for the failure to prosecute the French authorities within...

  • Firearms: Certificates

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How the average cost of administering the issue or renewal of a firearm certificate compares with the fees charged.

  • Firearms: Certificates

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What procedures exist for an individual to appeal against conditions laid down by chief officers of police for the granting or holding of a firearm certificate.

  • Food: Organic

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take to explain the official position on organic food following the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs's most...

  • Government Offices of the Regions: Costs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many staff the Government Office for the East of England has employed in each year since its creation.

  • Homelessness

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many people in the United Kingdom were recorded as being unintentionally homeless in 1995, 2000 and 2005.

  • House of Lords: Water

    asked the Chairman of Committees: How many bottles of water were purchased by the House of Lords during the past three years.

  • Light Pollution

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Andrews on 4 December (WA 103), what has been the cause of the delay in developing guidance on the avoidance of light...

  • Local Government: Comprehensive Performance Assessment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is (a) the population and (b) the electorate of each of the non-metropolitan unitary authorities in England, and of each London borough; and what was the...

  • Micro-Credit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have plans to develop the micro-credit lending programme, pioneered by Professor Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, to alleviate...

  • Nepal: Foreign and Home Office Visit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 13 December (WA 210-11) regarding the visit by officials from the Home Office and the Foreign and...

  • People Trafficking

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the names and qualifications of the members of the independent advisory group of the United Kingdom Human Trafficking Centre.

  • Planning: Barker Review

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Andrews on 19 December (WA 304), whether the proposals outlined in the Barker review of land use planning can be properly...

  • Post Office

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Statement by Lord Truscott on 21 November 2006 (WS 32), why £10 million of end-year flexibility (EYF) entitlement in respect of the...

  • Prisoners: Resettlement

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their assessment of the concept and practice of community chaplaincy, as it has so far been developed, for resettling offenders after custodial sentences...

  • Retirement Age (1 annotation)

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the adoption by the Department for Communities and Local Government of the national default retirement age of 65 is compatible with its responsibility as...

  • Rural Payments Agency

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have made changes to the Rural Payments Agency payments system for farmers to allow for HM Treasury's accounting rule changes; and whether they have...

  • Schools: PSHE

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether support to be given in schools to the institution of marriage will be confined to marriage between persons of the opposite sex, or whether it will be...

  • Secure Children's Homes: Physical Restraint

    asked Her Majesty's Government: On how many occasions physical restraint occurred at Sutton Place local authority secure children's home in relation to, respectively, male and female black and...

  • Shipping: Irish Lights

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made in the past year on transferring the responsibility for funding the Irish lights to the Government of the Irish Republic.

  • Shipping: Liners

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many liners operated from United Kingdom ports in the past three years; and under which countries' flags those liners operated.

  • Shipping: Roll-on Roll-off Ferries

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many roll-on roll-off ferries operate from English Channel ports.

  • Pensions: Occupational Schemes

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether members of an occupational scheme that is in wind up may receive assistance from both the financial assistance scheme and the Pension Protection Fund.

  • Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many serious accidents involving heavy goods vehicles have taken place in conditions of poor visibility or darkness which might have been avoided through the...