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  • Banking: Insurance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what has been the effect so far of the inclusion of an insurance guarantee cover for the banks to provide resumed lending activity.

  • Belfast Agreement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the concept of equality as a human right applies to the island of Ireland as a result of the Belfast agreement of 1998.

  • Benefits: Employment

    To ask Her Majesty's Government to what extent the remarks by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in his foreword to the White Paper Raising expectations and increasing support:...

  • British Citizenship (1 annotation)

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will issue a circular to all public authorities saying they must recognise English as a nationality.

  • British Citizenship

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will always use the discretion conferred by paragraph 2(e) of Schedule 1 to the British Nationality Act 1981 to waive the English language requirement...

  • British Citizenship

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether persons with refugee status or enjoying long-term humanitarian protection will be able to start their qualifying periods for naturalisation from the date...

  • Children: Nutrition

    To ask Her Majesty's Government to what extent the proposals in the Welfare Reform Bill take account of studies of the possibility that low benefits causing poor maternal and foetal nutrition...

  • Driving: Car Insurance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many motor car drivers are estimated to be driving without insurance.

  • Driving: Car Insurance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with British insurance companies in order to secure affordable premium payments for young drivers.

  • Driving: Car Insurance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking to remove unlicensed motor vehicles from public highways and to deter car drivers from driving without adequate insurance.

  • Driving: Licences

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what has been the renewal rate of the first round of 10-year driving licences; what action they have taken to increase that rate; and what further steps they plan...

  • Embryology (1 annotation)

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much Government funding was spent, including via the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and the relevant research councils, to make work with admixed...

  • Employment: Migrant Workers

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are investigating the hours of work, payment of minimum wages, rates for overtime and unsocial hours, entitlements to holiday pay and sickness benefit...

  • Financial Services Authority

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much funding has been given in each year since its creation to the Financial Services Authority for administration and running costs.

  • Gaza

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Government of Israel concerning the reduction to three miles of Gaza's fishing waters.

  • Government Borrowing: Insurance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the cost of insuring against the United Kingdom defaulting on its government debt compared with the cost in France or Germany.

  • Health: Irish Community Groups

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 24 February (WA 48), what form the discrimination has taken that has brought health inequalities to the...

  • Health: Tuberculosis

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in the past year in relation to tuberculosis in humans in the United Kingdom.

  • Health: Tuberculosis

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many cases of tuberculosis there were in the most recent year for which figures are available in (a) Bradford, (b) Birmingham, (c) Leicester and (d) Liverpool.

  • Health: Tuberculosis

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what structures are in place to monitor and evaluate tuberculosis sources in England; and what action they take against primary care trusts that do not provide...

  • Houses of Parliament: Copyright

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the public interest justification for parliamentary copyright. To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will review the provisions on parliamentary...

  • Housing: Regional Housing Strategies

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what will be the role, purpose and format of regional housing strategies following the creation of regional strategies under the Local Democracy, Economic...

  • Human Rights

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what part the International Convention on Human Rights of 1948 plays in the development of their foreign policy.

  • Justice: European Courts

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times, and in which cases, they have made a third party submission to (a) the European Court of Human Rights, and (b) the European Court of Justice, in...

  • Marks and Spencer

    To ask Her Majesty's Government when Revenue and Customs Brief 05/09 on Marks and Spencer plc, issued on 18 February, will be published on the index of Revenue and Customs Briefs at www.hmrc....

  • Northern Ireland Office: Bonuses

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon on 9 February (WA 165) concerning bonus payments to staff in the Northern Ireland Office, what was the...

  • Northern Ireland Office: Overtime

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much has been paid to staff of the Northern Ireland Office in overtime payments in each of the past 10 years.

  • Northern Ireland Office: Telecommunications

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much was spent on telecommunications by the Northern Ireland Office in each of the past five years.

  • Northern Rock

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Myners on 5 February (WA 139), whether the continuation of the previous consent of the European Commission to the rescue of...

  • Northern Rock

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much in salaries and bonuses was paid to each member of the senior management of Northern Rock in 2008.

  • Planning

    To ask Her Majesty's Government which applications for planning permission in England in 2008 (a) on land, and (b) in the inshore and offshore marine areas, would have required an application to...

  • Post Office: Card Account

    To ask Her Majesty's Government in the event of a partial or total default by the Irish Deposit Protection Scheme, what recourse United Kingdom Post Office depositors have to the Government.

  • Post Offices

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to the Post Office to ensure cash withdrawal machines on their property do not charge for cash withdrawals.

  • Public Bodies

    To ask Her Majesty's Government which members of the House of Lords are appointees to the non-departmental public bodies listed under "Cabinet Office" in annex A to the report of the Cabinet...

  • Public Bodies

    To ask Her Majesty's Government which members of the House of Lords are appointees to the non-departmental public bodies listed under "Department of Transport" in annex A to the report of the...

  • Public Companies

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many company failures were recorded in 2007 and 2008 in the United Kingdom.

  • Republic of Ireland: Treaties

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Malloch-Brown on 24 February (WA 68) concerning treaties signed with the Republic of Ireland, in what way compliance with...

  • Taxation: VAT

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they will take regarding VAT claims made on or before 31 March 2009, in the light of the judgment of the House of Lords in Marks and Spencer plc v Her...

  • Transport: Workplace Parking Levy

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to introduce a workplace parking levy in Nottingham; and, if so, for what reason.

  • West Bank

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of how many people work in Israeli-controlled businesses in the West Bank.