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  • Book Aid International

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the work of Book Aid International in sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Book Aid International

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans the Department for International Development has regarding the future funding of Book Aid International.

  • Border and Immigration Agency

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How they monitor the ways in which the Border and Immigration Agency handles gender issues; whether they are planning any improvements to current practice; and, if...

  • Climate Change

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the extent to which current rates of world deforestation will produce greenhouse gas effect above the long-term ceilings for global...

  • Coral

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much coral is imported into the United Kingdom each year; what proportion of the coral they estimate dies in transit; in which regions corals imported into the...

  • Economy: Infrastructure Asset Base

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the comments of the president of the Confederation of British Industry that the United Kingdom infrastructure asset base is contracting...

  • Embryology

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is their intention, as intimated at Clause 16(5) and (6) of the draft Human Tissue and Embryos Bill, to permit the possibility of reproductive cloning;...

  • Food: Advertising

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the cost of the research commissioned by the Department of Health, and currently being carried out by Thompson Intermedia, to review the changes in the...

  • Health: Contaminated Blood Products

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What help they are providing to the independent public inquiry into contaminated National Health Service blood products.

  • Health: Cord Blood

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 3 May (WA 236), what plans they have to extend blood cord banking beyond the four National Health...

  • Health: Infected Blood-clotting Products

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the Department of Health's audit review of the alleged shredding by civil servants of documents relating to the supply of infected blood-clotting products to...

  • Health: Kidney Disease

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps are being taken to ensure that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines on the use of erythropoietin to treat pre-dialysis...

  • Health: Kidney Disease

    asked Her Majesty's Government: To what extent the large increase in patients being identified and treated for chronic kidney disease is a result of the general practitioner contract.

  • Health: Kidney Disease

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to increase expenditure on research into kidney disease and its detection and treatment in its early stages given the number of people...

  • Health: Separate-sex Wards

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which are the 26 National Health Service trusts that have been given funds to establish separate-sex wards.

  • Immigration: Deportation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Scotland on 8 January (WA 23), whether the average costs of deportation appeals before the Asylum and Immigration...

  • Immigration: Yarl's Wood

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they are reviewing the level of individual support, including individual supervision, for staff at Yarl's Wood Detention Centre.

  • Iraq: Palestinian Refugees

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have encouraged the Government of Iraq to clarify the status of Palestinians in Iraq who have been victims of persecution, and to permit access to...

  • Iraq: Refugees

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many refugees from Iraq are now in Jordan, Syria and Lebanon; and what humanitarian assistance the United Kingdom has provided to them.

  • Land Management: Ecosystem Assessment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the benefits of moving from quantification of the value of individual ecosystem services to quantification of the aggregated...

  • Land Management: Ecosystem Assessment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether, in the light of the United Nations Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, it is the responsibility of Governments to encourage the sustainable domestic stocking...

  • Marine Environment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the value of ecosystem services of marine wildlife such as corals and tropical fish; and whether this value is being eroded by...

  • Olympic Games 2012: Costs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 20 April (WA 103), how detailed quantity surveyors' estimates were conducted as part of the funding...

  • Passports

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Immigration and Nationality Directorate in the Home Office will install an answer-phone service at its Liverpool office for the benefit of people...

  • Police: DNA Database

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether up-to-date procedures in the Home Office will prevent the failure to pass on 27,500 DNA crime profiles to the police between 1995 and 2004, as revealed in...

  • Roads: Pricing Schemes

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much each driver will be expected to pay per mile under the proposed road pricing pilot scheme; and Why they propose that the road pricing pilot schemes can be...

  • Sport: Cricket Tours of Zimbabwe

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have expressed support for the decision of the Government of Australia to order the Australian Cricket Board to cancel the Australian team's tour of...

  • Taxation: Amnesty

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether there is an amnesty for United Kingdom taxpayers in respect of individuals' and companies' income and gains that have not been brought into account for...

  • Transport: Number Plates

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their estimate of the cost of capital equipment invested in automatic number plate registration technology nationally from 1993 to the current date by both...

  • Transport: Rail and Water Freight

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Bassam of Brighton on 2 May on rail and water freight grants (WA 226-7), how much company neutral revenue support, track...

  • Uzbekistan: Cotton Manufacture

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What assessment they have made of the risks to human health, food standards and the world environment posed by the use by the state-controlled cotton sector in...

  • Waste Management: Anaerobic Digesters

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the Environmental Protection Agency produces a standard for the residue of anaerobic digesters which can be sold; and whether that product still falls...