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  • Alcohol

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the total revenue received by the Exchequer from the sale of alcoholic drink in 2008.

  • Banking: Royal Bank of Scotland

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the value and duration of the outstanding Royal Bank of Scotland loans to Oleg Deripaska and his companies.

  • Civil Service: Performance Pay

    To ask Her Majesty's Government (a) what the total monetary value of Senior Civil Service non-consolidated performance pay awards was in HM Treasury and its agencies, (b) how many and what...

  • Deen International

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Malloch-Brown on 14 May (WA 237—8) concerning a public relations campaign currently supported by the Foreign and...

  • Dogger Bank

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 20 May (WA 316), whether the discussions with the Netherlands and Germany have considered how the...

  • Ecological Debt

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they support the principle of repaying ecological debt to protect future generations.

  • Equal Pay: Government Departments

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what pay gaps there are in respect of gender, race and disability among employees of the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform.

  • Gambling

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ask the Gambling Commission to investigate the practice of casinos running promotions offering a free bet and a free drink to new customers.

  • Government Departments: Bottled Water

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much the Department for Culture, Media and Sport spent on bottled water in each of the last five years.

  • Health: Statins

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking regarding the distribution of statins on prescription.

  • Housing Benefit

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord McKenzie of Luton on 21 May (WA 361), whether the appropriate proportion of the £3.72 billion paid in 2005—06 and...

  • Income

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Myners on 1 June (WA 43), what are the measurable components of the "living standards" for the poorest households and the...

  • Israel and Palestine

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the speech by President Obama in Cairo on 4 June proposing two viable states in Israel and Palestine.

  • Marine Conservation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they are considering for signage to explain marine protected areas to visitors.

  • Passports

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ask the Bahraini authorities to cease the unlawful confiscation of British passports of dual Bahraini-British citizens, and to return any...

  • Russia

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the trial of 12 Muslims in Kazan, Russia, is being observed by European Union representatives; and whether their prosecution was initiated by the Tatarstan...

  • Somaliland

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Malloch-Brown on 2 June (WA 71), why they do not recognise Somaliland as an independent state.

  • Sport: Personal Data

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how guidelines recently issued by the European Commission concerning privacy and personal data protection will impact on the "whereabouts tests" for sportsmen and...

  • Taxation: Income Tax

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Myners on 2 June (WA 79) concerning inter-government discussions, why they will not indicate when the policy of not...

  • Television Licensing Authority

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what right the Television Licensing Authority has to demand that those people without a television should telephone to tell them so.

  • Tourism

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many tourists visited the United Kingdom in (a) 2006, (b) 2007, and (c) 2008.

  • UK Trade and Investment: Iraq

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many UK Trade and Investment posts there are in Iraq; and for how long they have been staffed.

  • UK Trade and Investment: Iraq

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British defence companies were given support by UK Trade and Investment under the trade access programme to attend events in Iraq, broken down by year...

  • UK Trade and Investment: Iraq

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many grants for British trade in Iraq have been given to British defence companies wishing to participate in the UK Trade and Investment Export Marketing...

  • UK Trade and Investment: Iraq

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British-sponsored trade delegations have visited Iraq since the establishment of the new republic in 2005.

  • Water Supply: Surface Drainage

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are available for community and volunteer groups to reduce costs related to surface water draining.