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  • Asylum Seekers: Unaccompanied Children

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What new guidance they have issued regarding the detention of unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the United Kingdom.

  • Bovine Tuberculosis

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What research there has been into whether tuberculosis in cattle shows any correlation with the presence or absence of other livestock in the vicinity.

  • Defence: Expenditure

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What proportion of gross domestic product was spent on defence in each financial year from 1997-98 to 2007-08.

  • Fees

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 15 July (WA 137-8), how the costs used in the calculation of fees charged by departments and agencies are...

  • Government: IT Equipment

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether departments hold a reserve against future needs to replace major information technology equipment.

  • Housing: Home Information Packs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: How many properties for sale in August and September 2007 are still on the market; and, of those, how many have had to have a renewed home information pack.

  • Immigration: Detention (1 annotation)

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why the UK Border Agency recently announced plans to increase detention capacity by 60 per cent; and whether they will consult the Refugee Council and other...

  • Planning

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In relation to the explanatory note to the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Mineral Permissions and Amendment) (England) Regulations...

  • Prisons: Costs

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is the average cost of keeping a person in prison in England for one week.

  • Sudan: Darfur

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What is their response to the recent statement by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees about displaced people in Darfur and refugees in...

  • Surveillance

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Further to the Written Answer by Lord West of Spithead on 22 July (WA 281), what was the outcome of the recent review of official surveillance powers carried out...

  • Veterinary Surgeons' Qualifications

    asked Her Majesty's Government: In relation to inserted Section 5A(11) in Regulation 6 of the Veterinary Surgeons' Qualifications (European Recognition) Regulations 2008 (SI 2008/1824), whether a...

  • Weeds

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether they intend to use their powers under the Weeds Act 1959 to require the relevant authorities to control common ragwort on the verges of motorways and other...