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  • Agriculture: Dairy and Pig Farmers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many dairy and pig farmers there were in the United Kingdom in each of the years 1997—2006.

  • Armed Forces: Deployment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, when it is proposed to commit the United Kingdom to direct participation in any war, international armed conflict or international peace-keeping activity,...

  • Armed Forces: Inquests

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When the practice of conducting civil inquests into the deaths in action of service personnel killed in action in overseas conflict zones first arose.

  • Armed Forces: Nicosia Accommodation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which authority is responsible for the provision of accommodation for United Nations troops in the Ledra Palace, Nicosia; and which public bodies finance the...

  • Avian Flu

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have identified any other countries with H5N1 avian flu infections with a sufficiently similar gene nucleotide sequence to suggest that they might...

  • Avian Flu (1 annotation)

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What measures are being taken to ensure stringent inspection of internal European Union traded poultry; and whether the other 26 European Union member states have...

  • Avian Flu

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will seek financial assistance from the European Union in the event that the avian flu outbreak causes serious damage to the poultry market.

  • Avian Flu

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What lessons have been learnt from the recent avian flu outbreak at Bernard Matthews on the way in which the slaughter of such large flocks was undertaken.

  • Avian Flu

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether their investigation into the recent avian flu outbreak at Bernard Matthews has considered movements made by employees and their families between England...

  • Avian Flu

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What discussions took place between the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Department of Health and the Food Standards Agency following the...

  • British Citizenship

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, following the judgment of the High Court in the case of British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin [2007] EWHC 199 (QB), they will take steps to...

  • Care Services

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the number of individuals selling their home each year in order to pay for nursing care.

  • Discrimination

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which statutes discriminate against Roman Catholics; and whether they propose to take action to remove such provisions.

  • Elections: Registration of Expatriates

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many British expatriates excluding members of the Armed Forces are registered to vote in the United Kingdom.

  • Elections: Registration of Expatriates

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many British expatriates excluding members of the Armed Forces they estimate to be eligible to register to vote in the United Kingdom.

  • Energy: EU Directive

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have, and what consultations and actions they are taking, to implement the European Energy Services Directorate (2006/32/EC).

  • Energy: Light Bulbs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any plans to phase out incandescent light bulbs in order to lower carbon emissions, bearing in mind the recent success of such a scheme in Australia.

  • Gulf War Illnesses

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why their reporting of the research findings at Porton Down on effects of using pyridostigmine bromide and vaccines stated that they raised no cause for concern in...

  • Health: Clinical Excellence Awards

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will make clinical excellence awards available to health care workers other than doctors.

  • Health: Food Supplements and Herbal Remedies

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many complaints about food supplements and herbal remedies being marketed in the United Kingdom with illegal health claims by companies based in the Channel...

  • Information Commissioner

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have made an assessment of the use that the Information Commissioner has made of the extra funds granted to him by the Government to reduce the number...

  • Iraq: Basra

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the Basra Provincial Reconstruction Team's budget; which countries are contributing to this budget; and what proportion of funding is provided by the...

  • Iraq: Basra

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How the Provincial Reconstruction Team's baseline assessment of Basra was produced; and what criteria it uses to monitor progress in Basra.

  • Iraq: Police

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps United Kingdom Armed Forces deployed in south-east Iraq have taken to assist the Government of Iraq in addressing the corruption, militia infiltration...

  • Iraq: Transition Readiness Assessment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which Iraqi provinces have to date received a transition readiness assessment grade of level 2.

  • Israel: EU Membership

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the result of an Israeli public opinion poll showing a majority in favour of Israel applying to join the European Union.

  • Legal Aid

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In what circumstances foreign nationals resident overseas are able to obtain legal aid to bring actions in United Kingdom courts concerning matters which occurred...

  • Licensing: Elton Review

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the findings of the Elton review of the new licensing system.

  • Mortgages

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether green mortgages are currently available.

  • Mortgages

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their definition of a green mortgage.

  • Mortgages

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, and if so how, the availability of a green mortgage would be linked to an energy efficiency certificate.

  • Railways: Toilets

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the comments by Lord Davies of Oldham on 5 December 2006 (Official Report, col. 1054) that the Government expect all rolling stock to be fitted with...

  • Railways: Toilets

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the fitting of toilet retention tanks on high-speed train rolling stock was part of the recent franchise agreement with First Great Western.

  • Railways: Toilets

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What proportion of the estimated 13 per cent of rolling stock not fitted with toilet retention tanks is operated by First Great Western.

  • Railways: Toilets

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which train operating companies that operate high-speed train rolling stock have fitted toilet retention tanks to their vehicles.

  • Railways: Toilets

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the code of practice adopted by the rail industry in 1996 that all new rolling stock would be fitted with toilet retention tanks applied to vehicles...

  • Roads: Pricing Petition

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether any guidance has been issued within the Department for Transport regarding the position of department employees and the signing of the Downing Street...

  • Special Advisers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 22 February (WA 276), in what forum Ministers are personally accountable to Parliament for the...

  • Sport: Archery

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much funding for development was given by Sport England to Archery UK in 2004, 2005 and 2006; and how much it will receive in 2007.

  • Sport: Fencing

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much funding for development was given by Sport England to the British Fencing Association in 2004, 2005 and 2006; and how much it will receive in 2007.

  • Sport: Lottery Funding

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many athletes were in receipt of National Lottery funding in 2006; and how much each athlete received.

  • Sport: Skiing and Snowboarding

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much funding for development was given by Sport England to the British Ski and Snowboard Federation in 2004, 2005 and 2006; and how much it will receive in 2007.

  • Sport: Weightlifting

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much funding for development was given by Sport England to the British Weightlifting Association in 2004, 2005 and 2006; and how much it will receive in 2007.

  • Transport Research Laboratory

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many external contracts worth £1 million or more the Department for Transport currently has with the Transport Research Laboratory; and what is the figure...

  • Transport: Discounted Fares

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What discussions have taken place between Ministers in the Department for Work and Pensions and representatives of Transport for London or the Greater London...

  • Transport: Discounted Fares

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the provision of discounted travel rates to persons in receipt of income support or other benefits would lead to any withdrawal of that benefit or other...