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House of Lords

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  • Airports: Heathrow

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they plan to provide separate facilities for detained men and women in the holding room of short-term holding facilities in terminal 3 of Heathrow Airport.

  • Airports: Heathrow

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What arrangements they have made to ensure that detainees in the short-term holding facilities at Heathrow Airport are able to make the free telephone call to...

  • Airports: Heathrow

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many detainees in the past six months waited more than eight hours for transportation from the short-term holding facilities at Heathrow Airport to Yarl's Wood...

  • Armed Forces: Director of Service Prosecutions

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Who were on the panel that selected the new Director of Service Prosecutions.

  • Aviation: Refusal to Carry Passengers

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In what circumstances and on what grounds staff of BAA are entitled to instruct airlines to refuse to carry passengers; at what level such decisions are made; and...

  • Bees

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will allocate £8 million over five years from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs's contingency fund specifically for research...

  • British Citizenship

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 25 April (WA 324), why it costs £735 to be registered as a British citizen.

  • Burma: Cyclone Nargis

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will make representations to the Government of Burma to postpone the referendum scheduled to be held on 10 May because of the devastation caused by...

  • Care Services: Children

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have identified specialist authorities with appropriate procedures and services for unaccompanied children who are suspected of being trafficked and...

  • Care Services: Farming

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they will take to support the National Care Farming Initiative in its efforts to expand its database.

  • China: Submarine Base

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What are the implications of the reported new Chinese submarine base.

  • Climate Change

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Over the past year (a) how much money has been raised by the climate change levy; (b) what the cost of this levy has been per individual household; and (c) what...

  • Common Agricultural Policy: Single Farm Payment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many single farm payments are outstanding for the years 2005 and 2006; and what proportion of the 2007 payments have been made.

  • Courts: Young Witnesses

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What steps they are taking to avoid trauma for young witnesses by enabling them to give testimony to courts through video links.

  • e-Borders

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will set out the timetable for the incorporation of "authority to carry" within the United Kingdom's e-Borders programme; and when they expect full...

  • e-Borders

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they will set out a timetable for the incorporation of "other passenger information" (OPI) data within the United Kingdom's e-Borders programme; and when...

  • e-Borders

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What consultations they have had with the Governments of Australia and New Zealand with regard to the technologies they have employed to operate their authority to...

  • Health: Shipman Inquiry

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 25 March (WA 81) concerning the reports of the Shipman inquiry, what steps have been taken to implement...

  • Immigration: Language Capability

    asked Her Majesty's Government: (a) what standard of spoken or written English, if any, is required for entry for settlement in the United Kingdom by individuals who can show assets of...

  • Justice (1 annotation)

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they have any proposals to alter the laws protecting the right to liberty and security; if so, when; and whether they will (a) abolish the detention of...

  • Pre-Budget Report: North Sea

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What revenues (if any) accrue from the North Sea in addition to those in table B8 in the 2007 Pre-Budget Report (Cm 7227).

  • Questions for Written Answer: Guidance to Civil Servants

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the most recent guidance that has been issued to civil servants by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the drafting of Answers to...

  • Questions for Written Answer: Guidance to Civil Servants

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the most recent guidance that has been issued to civil servants by the Scotland Office on the drafting of Answers to Questions for Written Answer in the...

  • Questions for Written Answer: Guidance to Civil Servants

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the most recent guidance that has been issued to civil servants by the Department for Transport on the drafting of Answers to Questions for Written Answer...

  • Roads: Safe Use

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What will be the content of the foundation course in safe road use to be piloted in Scotland, announced on May 7.

  • Roads: Safe Use

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the likely take-up of the foundation course in safe road use to be piloted in Scotland.

  • Roads: Safe Use

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What timetable they envisage for the extension throughout Great Britain of the foundation course in safe road use to be piloted in Scotland.

  • Taxation

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What percentage of an individual's annual income currently goes on direct taxes and national insurance, at earnings of (a) £10,000, (b) £20,000, (c)...

  • Upper Earnings Limit

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What additional revenues would be generated by the removal of the upper earnings limit.