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  • Agriculture: Bluetongue

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why cattle in bluetongue restricted zones in the United Kingdom may not be transported when cattle from similar restricted zones in Germany were allowed to be...

  • Agriculture: Dairy Farms

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Marine, Landscape and Rural Affairs, Jonathan Shaw, on 10 December 2007 (Official...

  • Airports: Passport Queues

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 9 January (WA 199), whether a passport control queuing time of 25 minutes for European Economic Area air...

  • Armed Forces: Russia

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Drayson on 17 October 2007 (WA 52), on how many occasions since last October Royal Air Force aircraft have been launched to...

  • Assets Recovery Agency

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What value of assets was recovered by the Assets Recovery Agency in Northern Ireland in (a) 2006, and (b) 2007.

  • Bicycles

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether it is still an offence in Northern Ireland to ride a bicycle on a footpath, to go through traffic lights at red on a bicycle or to have no lights of any...

  • Border and Immigration Agency: Guidance Notes

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the Border and Immigration Agency's revised guidance notes relating to applications for an extension of stay in the United Kingdom issued on 4 January state at...

  • Buses

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When they anticipate that the appeals by bus operators about reimbursement for the concessionary fares scheme which have been outstanding since April 2007 will be...

  • Citizenship

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether a person gaining citizenship at a citizenship ceremony can also be a citizen of another sovereign state; and, if so, to which state that person is required...

  • Climate Change

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will encourage all United Kingdom-based airline companies to conduct research into climate change by using their own aircraft to collect scientific...

  • Climate Change

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What plans they have to ensure that any private sector corporate research into average emissions effects from vehicles, including aircraft and heavy goods...

  • Data Protection: CCTV

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What data protection rules cover the use of closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras and footage, including domestic CCTV; and what plans they have to ensure that...

  • Deportation (1 annotation)

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 30 October (WA 181), whether they will publish their answer, as to whether the Prime Minister's statement...

  • Elections: House of Commons

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will change the timetable for elections to the House of Commons to bring them closer into line with elections to the Welsh Assembly, the Scottish...

  • EU: Structural and Cohesion Funds

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What administration costs were incurred by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in relation to the European structural and cohesion funds for the...

  • EU: Subsidiarity

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What legislative and administrative measures will be needed to give effect to the Protocol to the Treaty of Lisbon on the Application of the Principles of...

  • Government: English Regions

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many staff and what proportion of the staff in each of the government offices in the English regions are agency staff or on temporary contracts.

  • Government: Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any proposals to allow the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland to undertake duties for another department.

  • Home Office: Legacy Directorate

    asked Her Majesty's Government: On what date the Home Office's Legacy Directorate started to process cases; how many have been decided to the latest date for which figures are available; of...

  • Immigration: Deportation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many members of the Border and Immigration Agency staff are employed in the deportation of (a) visa overstayers and (b) illegal immigrants.

  • Immigration: Detention

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord West of Spithead on 1 October (WA 259) and 14 November (WA 21), when members of the Border and Immigration Agency or of the...

  • Immigration: Detention

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 26 November (WA 103), how many current detainees have been (a) in Haslar, and (b) in other immigration...

  • Information Commissioner

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What guidance they have issued to government departments on when the Information Commissioner's Office should be consulted on proposed legislation and policy...

  • Justice: No-win No-Fee Arrangements

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will review whether no-win no-fee arrangements for lawyers, which include an uplift for success in litigation, are operating in the interests of justice.

  • Kenya: Travel Bans

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which current or former members of the Kenyan Parliament have been subject to a United Kingdom travel ban within the past three years; and which are subject to...

  • Local Government: Efficiency Savings

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What were the efficiency savings found by each local authority in England in each of the last three years; and what proportion of their revenue budgets they...

  • Local Government: Efficiency Savings

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the level of efficiency savings required to be made by a local authority in a particular year should take account of the savings already achieved in the...

  • Local Government: Efficiency Savings

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What level of efficiency savings they are requiring from the Government office in each English region in each year in the three-year period starting with the...

  • Local Government: Parish Councils

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Baroness Andrews on 3 July 2007 (WA 175), which of the outstanding parish reviews have been dealt with; which will be dealt with...

  • Neighbourhood Renewal Fund

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which projects have benefited from the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund in each qualifying district and unitary authority in Lancashire in (a) each of the last three...

  • People Trafficking

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have received evidence, including reports in the Observer and Guardian newspapers, to suggest that victims of trafficking to Britain for sexual...

  • Planning: Regional Spatial Strategies

    asked Her Majesty's Government: On what dates they expect submissions to the Secretary of State of new regional spatial strategies for each region of England; and on what dates they expect them...

  • Privacy Impact Assessments

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What use is being made of Privacy Impact Assessments as a means of identifying possible privacy concerns in public policy; and Whether they have conducted...

  • Railways: Watford to Brighton

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What consideration they have given to the fact that the Watford to Brighton service will from December terminate at Clapham Junction, as the rolling stock is to be...

  • Railways: Watford to Brighton

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the solution to the shortage of Electrostar units to service Thameslink is to take them from the Watford to Brighton service, thus curtailing the West London...

  • Railways: Watford to Brighton

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In light of concerns about the curtailment of the Watford to Brighton rail link which serves Gatwick airport, whether they will press Southern Rail to provide the...

  • Railways: Watford to Brighton

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the conversion of a small number of single-voltage trains into dual voltage to enable an increase in the Thameslink service would be preferable to taking...

  • Railways: West Midlands Franchise

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What lessons they have learned from the protracted appraisal process leading to the signing of the contract for the procurement of two new railcars for the West...

  • Regulators: Criminal Prosecutions

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In respect of (a) the Civil Aviation Authority, and (b) the Office of Rail Regulation, how many criminal prosecutions were brought by that regulator for each of...

  • Schools: Milk

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will take steps to encourage the availability of subsidised school milk to children between five and 11 in all local education authorities; and, if...

  • Security Industry: Firearms and Tasers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether any of the 11,000 illegal immigrants employed in the security industry are authorised to carry firearms or tasers; and, if so, how many.

  • Transport: Waterways

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will encourage large retail and wholesale distribution groups in the United Kingdom to use canal, river and sea transportation platforms to transport...

  • Waste Management: Brofiscin Quarry

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether further action is required by the Environment Agency to deal with the unauthorised dumping by chemical companies of toxic waste in landfill sites,...