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  • Armed Forces: Aircraft (1 annotation)

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Royal Air Force transport and tanker aircraft are (a) more than 40 years old, (b) between 30 and 40 years old, (c) between 20 and 30 years old, (d)...

  • Armed Forces: Costs

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Taylor of Bolton on 5 January (WA 4) on the costs of United Kingdom military operations in certain countries, whether...

  • Art Galleries: Grants

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what grant was given to art galleries in London in 2007 and 2008; and how it was divided.

  • Channel Tunnel

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to widen the access by other rail freight operators to the Channel Tunnel, in agreement with the existing operators and the Government of France.

  • Civil Service

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Adonis on 16 December 2009 (WA 233), how many civil servants were seconded to the private sector in the transport industries...

  • Crime: Homicide (1 annotation)

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people have died since 1963 at the hands of persons previously convicted of homicide.

  • Crown Dependencies: Defence Costs

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have held with the Government of Guernsey about the voluntary contribution Guernsey may make to the costs of United Kingdom defence.

  • Driving: Licences

    To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will undertake a consultation on the effects of Commission Directive 2009/113/EC on the eligibility criteria for a United Kingdom driving licence.

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Thornton on 16 December 2009 (WA 236-7), what were the differences between the Hampton Implementation Review of the Human...

  • Fluoridation (1 annotation)

    To ask Her Majesty's Government in the context of their overview of the current state of the scientific evidence worldwide for and against the fluoridation of water supplies, what are the journal...

  • Government Departments: Bonuses

    To ask Her Majesty's Government for each of the last three years for which figures are available, how many people were eligible for performance bonuses and special bonuses in the...

  • Government: Office Equipment

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Barbara Follett, on 9 December 2009 (Official...

  • Government: Office Equipment

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Barbara Follett, on 9 December 2009 (Official...

  • Houses of Parliament: State Opening

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the cost to (a) the Ministry of Defence, and (b) the police, of the State Opening of Parliament on 18 November.

  • Houses of Parliament: State Opening

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the cost of removing and replacing the steel barriers in Old Palace Yard in order to allow access for the Sovereign's procession at the State Opening of...

  • Houses of Parliament: State Opening

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have consulted the appropriate local authorities on the impact on traffic flows in Westminster and Lambeth of closing Old Palace Yard for the State...

  • Housing: Funding

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will fund the Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder projects for the remainder of the 15-year investment period announced when the projects were set up in...

  • Housing: Letting Agents

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are a considering a comprehensive scheme for the registration of letting agents of residential property in England and Wales.

  • Housing: Private Landlords

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are considering a comprehensive scheme for the registration of private landlords of residential property in England and Wales.

  • Immigration: Tinsley House

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken in response to the report of unprofessional conduct by some overseas escort contractors noted by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons in her...

  • Immigration: Tinsley House

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many single women are held at Tinsley House immigration removal centre; and what changes they have brought in since HM Chief Inspector of Prisons noted that...

  • Immigration: Tinsley House

    To ask Her Majesty's Government in light of the conclusion by HM Chief Inspector of Prisons in her report on Tinsley House immigration removal centre that apparently unnecessary force had been...

  • Immigration: Tinsley House

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether child protection arrangements have been developed at Tinsley House immigration removal centre.

  • Local Authorities

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether "double devolution" of power from central government to local government to local people remains part of their policy programme; and, if so, what steps...

  • Local Authorities

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have set an upper limit on (a) geographical size, or (b) population, before a local authority ceases to be "local"; and, if so, what those limits are.

  • Local Authorities

    To ask Her Majesty's Government which public services provided under statute by local authorities they do not consider to be "core services" which should be protected from spending cuts.

  • Local Government: Services

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the findings of the Total Place pilots that 5 per cent of spending on public services is discretionary spending by local...

  • Mountain Rescue

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will compensate the mountain rescue teams which have supported local authorities during recent extreme weather conditions, including floods, snow and...

  • NHS: Purchasing

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how best practice for procurement is encouraged in the National Health Service.

  • NHS: Purchasing

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the annual total level of NHS spending on medical supplies and equipment.

  • NHS: Purchasing

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the planned expenditure on NHS medical supplies and equipment in each year from 2011 to 2014.

  • NHS: Purchasing

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how the DHL contract for supply and delivery of NHS medical supplies and equipment is being evaluated.

  • Olympic Games 2012: Northern Ireland

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what objectives they have for the legacy of the 2012 London Olympic Games for Northern Ireland.

  • Passports

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have in place arrangements to enable them to exchange with the authorities of the United States and member states of the European Union details of...

  • Public Bodies

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they make appointments to public bodies only on the basis of merit and capacity.

  • Roads: Advertising Hoardings

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what planning permissions for advertising hoardings and product showrooms beside major roads were granted in 2009; and whether the potential distractions caused by...

  • Roads: Verges and Waysides

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what guidance they provide to the Highways Agency and local authorities on the maintenance of highway verges and waysides for (a) use by people walking and riding...

  • Somalia: Pirates

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Taylor of Bolton on 5 January (WA 80), under what legal powers the Royal Navy seized arms, fuel, skiffs, ladders and...

  • Transport: Heavy Goods Vehicles

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their stance on the proposal that the European Commission may increase the size of heavy goods vehicles permitted on trunk roads.

  • UK Border Agency: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the authority and operations of the UK Border Agency extend to the Crown dependencies.

  • UK Border Agency: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many United Kingdom-based UK Border Agency staff work outside the United Kingdom; and in which countries.