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  • Airports: Dungeness

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to proposals to construct a new airport on the Dungeness peninsula.

  • Armed Forces: Visiting Personnel

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In what circumstances United States military personnel within or outside military bases on United Kingdom soil are not subject to United Kingdom laws.

  • Armed Forces: Visiting Personnel

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When the Visiting Forces Act 1952 was last reviewed; and whether there are any current plans to review it.

  • Arts Council

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 22 April (HL3015), (a) what is the legal source of Arts Council England's duty or power to require...

  • Aviation: Crash Landing

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What progress has been made in determining the cause of the crash landing of British Airways Boeing 777 aircraft G-YMMM at Heathrow Airport on 17 January.

  • Belize: Military Base

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they plan to wind down or close the military base in Belize.

  • British Overseas Territories

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will allow the Falkland Islands Museum in Stanley and other similar organisations in the British Overseas Territories to qualify for lottery funding...

  • Business: Government Support

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What research has been conducted into the consequences of market distortion from government subsidies to failing businesses.

  • Children: Poverty

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 1 October 2007 (WA 242), what is the estimated total number of children who would have been in poverty in...

  • Climate Change: Sea Level

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the United Kingdom is facing particular problems from the rise in world sea level, especially in low-lying and heavily populated areas, as outlined in the...

  • Climate Change: Sea Level

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What role United Kingdom scientists are playing in the use of aerial photography to determine rises in sea level.

  • Crime: Fuel Smuggling

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How much revenue they estimate was lost to illegal handling of fuel in Northern Ireland in 2007.

  • Crime: Restorative Justice

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What were the outcomes of the consultation on improving restorative justice in referral order panels.

  • Crime: Restorative Justice

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What restorative justice targets are included in the key performance indicators for youth offending teams; whether these have increased or decreased in the last...

  • Disabled People: Mencap Report

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What consideration they have given to Mencap's new policy statement Making rights a reality; whether they will respond to the statement; and whether they are...

  • Embryology

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord Darzi of Denham on 21 April (WA 234—35), what the effect was on any decision by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology...

  • Embryology

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord Darzi of Denham on 21 April (WA 235), what role Dr David Thorne played in preparing the information leaflet on egg sharing...

  • Embryology

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord Darzi of Denham on 21 April (WA 232—33) and (WA 235), what treatment offered to a patient would be considered the most...

  • Energy: Long-term Supply

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to commission a forecast of the long-term energy supply and use for the United Kingdom from the UK Energy Research Centre, to assist the...

  • Health: Long-term Neurological Conditions

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will publish the terms and value of the contract for the study into support services for patients with long-term neurological conditions by a team at...

  • Housing: Home Insulation Grants

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to ensure that those in greatest social need are helped to understand and secure home insulation grants.

  • Immigration: Failed Asylum Seekers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether some failed asylum-seekers subject to deportation orders are being kept in immigration detention during the period in which the Home Office obtains...

  • Immigration: Oakington Removal Centre

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In the light of the Chief Inspector's reports, whether they intend to replace the tannoy system at Oakington immigration removal centre.

  • Immigration: Sri Lankan Tamils

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many Sri Lankan nationals of Tamil background in immigration detention in the United Kingdom have made applications to the European Court of Human Rights in...

  • Kenya: Military Personnel

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many military personnel are currently serving in Kenya; and whether there are any proposals to increase that number.

  • Licensing: Music

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What proportion of schools in England and Wales hold a premises licence authorising performances of live music.

  • Manufacturing

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What level of support for manufacturing industry has been provided to each region of the United Kingdom (a) in aggregate and (b) as a proportion of gross domestic...

  • Non-native Species

    asked Her Majesty's Government: When the Non-Native Species Programme Board was formed; who are its members; and on what dates it has held meetings.

  • Packaging

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What mechanisms they will put in place to ensure that the Office of Fair Trading and Trading Standards actively pursue prosecutions in cases of misleading...

  • Prisoners: Life Sentences

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many life sentence and indeterminate public protection sentence prisoners were held in Leeds Prison on 23 April; and what arrangements they are making for...

  • Prisoners: Mental Illness

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What arrangements they have in place to ensure that seriously mentally ill prisoners in the area covered by Lincolnshire's Health Authority who are not normally...

  • Questions for Written Answers: Unanswered Questions

    asked Her Majesty's Government: On what date was each of the 25 House of Lords Questions for Written Answer that remained unanswered at the end of the last parliamentary Session tabled.

  • Roads: Signs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to ensure that non-English-speaking road users can read road signs.

  • Roads: Traffic Officers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What data are collected by Highways Agency traffic officers attending incidents; and what use is made of such data.

  • Rural Payments Agency

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why all payments by the Rural Payments Agency after 16 October 2008 will have to go directly into a claimant's bank account; which piece of European legislation...

  • Taxation: Compensation Payments

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What forms of notification they intend to employ to inform members of the public of their entitlement to the low tax rate abolition replacement compensation...

  • Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What guidance they give to overseas truck drivers regarding United Kingdom road traffic regulations.

  • Waste Management: Brofiscin Quarry

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Where are the 34-page original witness statement and accompanying original documents connected with the investigation into Brofiscin Quarry, including originals of...

  • Waste Management: Brofiscin Quarry

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Which original documents were returned to Mr Douglas Gowan by Brabners Chaffe Street on 13 December 2007, as stated by the Environment Agency Wales.

  • Waste Management: Brofiscin Quarry

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 10 March (WA 217), whether any copies of original documentation supplied by Mr Douglas Gowan were seen by Lovells.

  • Waste Management: Brofiscin Quarry

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answers by Lord Rooker on 11 December 2007 (WA 49), 27 March (WA 124), 31 March (WA 141—2), 2 April (WA 183—4 and 186—8)...

  • Young Offenders

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What reviews are being carried out by the Youth Justice Board into the strip searching of juveniles in custody.