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  • Agricultural Shows

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which rural and agricultural shows Ministers from his Department (a) have attended in 2008 and (b) plan to attend before 31...

  • Agricultural Land (1 annotation)

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assessment his Department has made of the potential effects of changes in the price of agricultural land on the (a)...

  • Agriculture: Public Sector

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what advice his Department provides to British farmers to assist them in supplying fruit and vegetables to the public sector.

  • Bees: Diseases

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will consider increasing his Department's spending on bee health research.

  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs of those cattle slaughtered as reactors and inconclusives under the bovine tuberculosis eradication scheme, how many (a)...

  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what income to the public purse resulted from cattle that were slaughtered as reactors and inconclusives in the tuberculosis...

  • Bovine Tuberculosis: Vaccines

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department plans to spend on research for a (a) wildlife and (b) cattle vaccine against bovine tuberculosis in...

  • Cumbria

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many people were employed by his predecessor Department in Cumbria in 1997; and how many were employed by his Department...

  • Departmental Aviation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many individual domestic air flights were undertaken within Great Britain by representatives of (a) his Department and...

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department has spent on (a) new capital investment and (b) refurbishment of property in each of the last 10...

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many (a) new builds and (b) major refurbishments were completed by his Department for a cost in excess of £0.5...

  • Departmental Buildings

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many (a) new builds and (b) major refurbishments for a cost in excess of £0.5 million were completed by his...

  • Departmental Conferences

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the (a) scheduled date and (b) title was of each conference proposed to be hosted by his Department and its agencies...

  • Departmental Consultants

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department spent on consultancy fees in each of the last five years.

  • Departmental Official Cars

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs which make and model of car he has chosen as his ministerial car to be provided by the Government Car and Despatch Agency.

  • Departmental Official Hospitality

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 26 November 2007, Official Report, column 34W, on departmental official hospitality, when he...

  • Departmental Pay

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many and what proportion of staff in his Department received bonus payments in each of the last five years; what the...

  • Departmental Secondment

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what procedures his Department uses to ensure equal opportunities in relation to staff secondments to the Department.

  • Departmental Sick Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many days of sick leave were taken by his Department's employees in each year since 1997.

  • Departmental Visits Abroad

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the cost of overseas visits by each Minister in his Department has been since 1997.

  • Departmental Wastes

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what steps his Department has taken to reduce the volume of waste produced by it and sent to landfill in each of the last two...

  • Fishing Vessels: Fuels

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what assistance his Department is giving the commercial sea fishing industry to improve the fuel efficiency of its vessels.

  • Food Supply

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 1 July 2008, Official Report, column 733W, on food supply, under what circumstances the Government...

  • Food Supply

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs pursuant to the answer of 1 July 2008, Official Report, column 733W, on food supply, what stocks are held which are not part...

  • Geographical Information Systems

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will place in the Library a copy of the presentation and handouts produced by his Department's representative at the...

  • Hunting

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs whether his Department has made an assessment of the effects of the Hunting Act 2004 on (a) rural employment, (b) the rural...

  • Members: Correspondence

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when the Minister of State plans to reply to the letter from the hon. Member for West Worcestershire dated 13 June 2008,...

  • Nature Conservation: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much his Department spent on wildlife management and conservation in each of the last five years, broken down by main...

  • Nature England: Environment Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much the administration of environmental stewardship schemes cost Natural England in the last year for which figures are...

  • River Thames: Transport

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what plans he has for promoting greater use of the River Thames for (a) passenger and (b) freight traffic; what estimate he...

  • River Thames: Transport

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what money has been received in the last 10 years from the European Union for promoting greater use of the River Thames for...

  • Shellfish

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (1) who has powers to close shellfish waters to fishing on grounds of pollution or toxicity levels; (2) what steps his...

  • Sites of Special Scientific Interest: Environment Protection

    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his policy is on the preservation of heathland on Sites of Special Scientific Interest.