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  • Agriculture: Genetically Modified Crops

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 10 March (WA 61-2), where all experimental data sets contained in applications to market genetically...

  • Agriculture: Genetically Modified Crops

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many trials of genetically modified crops were undertaken in England in each year from 2002 to 2009; how many were completed; and what evaluations were carried...

  • Agriculture: Genetically Modified Crops

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are proposed for disposing of waste products after starch extraction from Amflora potatoes; and, if they are to be processed into animal feeds,...

  • Agriculture: Maps

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many farmers have had their landholding reduced after having been sent a final map by the Rural Payments Agency.

  • Agriculture: Maps

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of (a) landholdings, and (b) the area covered by the mapping scheme, had been notified by the Rural Payments Agency to landholders by the end of...

  • Anguilla

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the outcome of their recent discussions with the Chief Minister of Anguilla.

  • Animal Health: Exotic Diseases

    To ask Her Majesty's Government who will take the lead in the event of an outbreak of exotic disease under their proposals for sharing costs and responsibility for animal health and welfare.

  • Armed Forces: Afghanistan

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the light of the approaches of the Governments of the United States and Argentina towards British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, they will...

  • Armed Forces: Afghanistan

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Taylor of Bolton on 16 March (WA 147), whether the Ministry of Defence received representatives of the aid agencies on 26...

  • Armed Forces: Aircraft

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many Harrier aircraft are (a) in service with HM Armed Forces, and (b) in operational condition. To ask Her Majesty's Government where the Harrier aircraft...

  • Armed Forces: Aircraft

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether there will be a gap in capability during the transition between retiring Harrier pilots and training Joint Strike Fighter pilots.

  • Armed Forces: Aircraft

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many military exercises involving a take-off and landing from an aircraft carrier the Royal Air Force has conducted in the past four years; and using which...

  • Armed Forces: Aircraft

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of soldiers serving in the Parachute Regiment are fully qualified to conduct a static-line jump from a Hercules aircraft.

  • Armed Forces: Job Cuts

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what (a) regiments, and (b) service roles, will the cut of 500 jobs from the Army be aimed at, following the announcement by the Ministry of Defence on 22 March.

  • Armed Forces: Languages

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to increase the number of Dari Persian speakers deployed to Afghanistan serving in Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

  • Armed Forces: Wounded Personnel

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures are in place to protect injured service personnel at Selly Oak Hospital from abuse by civilian patients and their visitors.

  • Bangladesh

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they are making to the Government of Bangladesh and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to address humanitarian issues in the...

  • BBC: Public Service Broadcasting

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the BBC Trust about the relative costs to licence fee payers of (a) BBC Radio 6, (b) BBC Asian Network, (c) BBC Radio 3...

  • Belfast Agreement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon on 16 March (WA 151), what discussions they have had about funding to the Irish and Ulster-Scots...

  • British Embassies: Military Attaches

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many British embassies were without a military attaché in each year since 2005.

  • Budget: Efficiency Savings

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the breakdown of the £11 billion of efficiency savings announced in the 2010 Budget to be achieved by 2012-13, detailing each item forecast to save...

  • Chemicals: REACH Regulation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the cost of gaining authorisation of a critical substance under the European Union Regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and...

  • Children: Creches and Nurseries

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what regulations are in force for crèches and nurseries in England and Wales concerning access to open space by children.

  • Cluster Bombs

    To ask Her Majesty's Government following the passage of the Cluster Munitions (Prohibitions) Bill, when all cluster bombs will be removed from the American bases at RAF Lakenheath, RAF Welford...

  • Cluster Bombs

    To ask Her Majesty's Government in which American military bases on British soil and in British overseas territories are cluster bombs held; and what verification arrangements they have made to...

  • Common Agricultural Policy: Single Payment Scheme

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 15 March (WA 118), what estimate the Rural Payments Agency has made of the cost to those farmers awaiting...

  • Common Agricultural Policy: Single Payment Scheme

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Davies of Oldham on 15 March (WA 118), whether the 35 outstanding claims for 2007 include the 31 claims referred to in the...

  • Community Broadband Network

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Norwood Green on 23 March (WA 275) concerning the funding of the community broadband network, whether they will...

  • Council Tax

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Myners on 15 March (WA 120), whether they will publish the summary of key property types, with personal information that...

  • Council Tax

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Myners on 15 March (WA 120), whether a conservatory is considered by the Valuation Office Agency when assessing the value of...

  • Courts Service: Estates

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Statement by Lord Bach on 18 March (WS 80-81), how many magistrates' courts there were in 1997; how many there will be following the...

  • Crime: Rape

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many convictions for rape there were in each of the past five years in England and Wales; and what percentage of prosecutions for rape resulted in convictions.

  • Crime: Rape

    To ask Her Majesty's Government in how many prosecutions for rape in the past five years the defence of consent was raised.

  • Debt: Rural Areas

    To ask Her Majesty's Government with reference to the Commission for Rural Communities' report Rural Money Matters: a support guide to rural financial inclusion, how the 24 face-to-face debt...

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Minister for Africa, Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead, raised with the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo during her recent visit the treatment...

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to (a) the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo, (b) the government of Rwanda, (c) the government of Uganda, (d)...

  • Democratic Republic of Congo

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made to (a) the government of Rwanda, and (b) the African Union, and through the European Union and the United Nations, on the...

  • Disabled People: Mobility Scooters

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken to implement the recommendations of Carriage of Mobility Scooters on Public Transport-Feasibility Study, published by the Department...

  • Drugs: Heroin

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the economic and social effects in Switzerland of making heroin legally available for addicts under medical supervision in the...

  • Elections: Armed Forces

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (a) British Armed Forces personnel, and (b) British Armed Forces personnel deployed to Afghanistan, are registered to vote; and what action they are...

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the activities authorised by Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority research licence R0152 include the use of donor nuclei from diabetic patients;...

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty's Government why the most recent progress report for Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority licence R0145 (pertaining to an inspection on 15 May 2008) made no reference...

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the remarks by the then Minister of State at the Department of Health, Dawn Primarolo, on 22 October 2008 (Official Report, Commons, col. 387), which...

  • Energy: Microgeneration

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the value for money for the public purse of the £8.6 billion estimated cost of the feed-in tariff scheme.

  • Energy: Wind Turbines

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Teesside has been listed as a potential location for the Mitsubishi wind turbine investment in the United Kingdom.

  • Energy: Wind Turbines

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what sites in the United Kingdom they recommended to GE and Siemens as potential locations for wind turbine manufacture.

  • EU: Border Surveillance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they support the use of pilotless drones and other unmanned air vehicles for European Union border surveillance; and what is their assessment of any...

  • EU: External Action Service

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how the proposed budget of the European External Action Service of €45 billion over seven years will be spent; what will be the heads of expenditure; and...

  • EU: Financial Stability

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they will hold with governments of the eurozone member states about financial markets' stability.

  • Financial Institutions: Financial Stability

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure that executives of financial institutions take decisions which assist long-term financial stability instead of short-term profit.

  • Financial Services Authority

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to ensure the Financial Services Authority can appropriately supervise the activities of large financial groups in the stock market.

  • Fluoridation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Thornton on 23 February (WA 282-3), (a) why South Central Strategic Health Authority in its 2008 public consultation...

  • Fluoridation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answers by Baroness Thornton on 23 February (WA 282-3), what further steps will be taken to assess the risks of osteosarcoma in young males...

  • Fluoridation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Darzi of Denham on 20 July 2009 (WA 280), what advice if any they have received about the analysis by Dr Peter Mansfield of...

  • Government: Law Officers

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answers by Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 22 February (WA 227-28) and 22 March (WA 246), whether Ministers of the Crown are entitled to seek...

  • Government: Ministerial Visits

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Royall of Blaisdon on 16 March (WA 163), whether they will set out the visits by the Secretary of State for Northern...

  • Government: Ministerial Visits

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many times during the past four years (a) the Prime Minister, (b) the Foreign Secretary, and (c) other ministers, met (1) the President, the Prime Minister or...

  • Haiti: Reconstruction

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress has been made in the reconstruction of Haiti; and what contribution they are making towards it.

  • Haiti: Reconstruction

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what arrangements are in place for co-ordinating international assistance in the regeneration of Haiti; and what is the role of the United Nations and...

  • Health: Cancer

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to improve the intra-operative radiation therapy services available to those diagnosed with breast cancer.

  • Health: Contaminated Blood Products

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many cases of transfusion transmitted infections have been reported in each year since the inception of the United Kingdom Serious Hazards of Transfusion...

  • Health: Contaminated Blood Products

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they have taken to prevent transfusion-transmitted infections; and what consideration is given to emerging pathogens and those whose range will be...

  • Health: Contaminated Blood Products

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will place in the Library of the House copies of the Department of Health memoranda from 1985 about patients with haemophilia who contracted HIV and...

  • Health: Diabetes (1 annotation)

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of how many (a) adults, and (b) children, in the United Kingdom have type 1 diabetes. To ask Her Majesty's Government what...

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the cost to the National Health Service of treating type 1 diabetes and its effects. To ask Her Majesty's Government what is...

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pump therapy are offered access to a dose adjustment for normal eating (DAFNE) course or an equivalent course.

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many working days have been lost due to diabetes and its effects in each of the past five years.

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the cost of diabetes and its effects.

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have undertaken a cost-benefit analysis of the effects of the qualifying age range of 40 to 74 for the NHS Vascular Risk Assessment programme on the...

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether insulin-dependent diabetes has been successfully treated in any species by nuclear transfer; and, if so, how.

  • Health: Diabetes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the treatment of diabetes with the drug Avandia.

  • Health: Doctors

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with interested parties, such as the British Medical Association and employers, to resolve gaps in junior doctor rotas.

  • Health: Doctors

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they are taking regarding junior doctor training within the scope of the European working time directive.

  • Health: Doctors

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what research they have undertaken to ascertain the effect of gaps in junior and middle-grade doctor rotas on patient safety.

  • Health: Doctors

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the opportunities for use of simulation in junior doctor training.

  • Health: Doctors

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had on alterations to junior doctor training following the implementation of the European working time directive in August 2009.

  • Health: Republic of Ireland

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Baroness Thornton on 17 March (WA 189), whether they will place in the Library of the House the exchange of letters between the...

  • Health: Tuberculosis

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision is made for the diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis, including drug-resistant tuberculosis, amongst failed asylum seekers and those in detention...

  • House of Lords: Members

    To ask Her Majesty's Government following proposals to reduce the number of members of the House of Lords, whether the Prime Minister will desist from nominating more Peers, except those formerly...

  • House of Lords: Members' Broadband Useage

    To ask the Chairman of Committees what broadband connectivity performance Peers are provided with during working hours; when that was last independently audited; and what was the outcome.

  • Immigration

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many travellers arriving in the United Kingdom in each of the last 12 months have been refused entry at the border; and how many of those have claimed asylum.

  • India: Dalits and Adivasis

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the attainment of the millennium development goals among Dalits and Adivasis in India.

  • India: Orissa

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the success of the Department for International Development's programmes in Orissa state, India.

  • Israeli Embassy: Demonstrations

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many individuals have been charged, convicted and imprisoned following arrest in the January 2009 demonstrations outside the Israeli embassy. To ask Her...

  • Local Authorities: Funding

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their most recent estimate of the cost to central Government of providing every council with top-up funding to mitigate for council taxpayers the effect of...

  • Moldova

    To ask Her Majesty's Government why the scrutiny reserve resolution was overridden on the proposed Council Decision extending restrictive measures against the leadership of the Transnistrian...

  • Montserrat

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the risk to British citizens in Montserrat caused by the partial collapse of the dome and subsequent volcanic activity of the...

  • Nuclear-powered Submarines

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the intended stationing of a tender for nuclear-powered submarines in the British Indian Ocean Territory will involve the USS "Emory S. Land"; and, if so,...

  • Organophosphates

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effects exposure to organophosphates have upon mitochondrial function, in particular, to adenosine diphosphate to adenosine...

  • Pensions

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the (a) payments to members, (b) employee contributions, and (c) employer contributions, of the 10 largest public sector pension schemes in the past...

  • Police: Protests

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many persons were arrested in 2009 in Greater Manchester following demonstrations against Israel's military action in Gaza; how many of them were charged; how...

  • Prisoners: Voting

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their response to the recommendations of the Electoral Commission on 29 September 2009 in response to the Ministry of Justice's Voting Rights of Convicted...

  • Rwanda

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what representations they have made directly or through the Commonwealth to the Government of Rwanda about the treatment of the political opposition there; and...

  • Rwanda

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of recent grenade attacks in Rwanda.

  • Rwanda

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assistance they are giving to the independent electoral commission in Rwanda; what is their assessment of the prospects of a free, fair and democratic...

  • Rwanda

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had with the government of Rwanda about beginning a dialogue with Rwandan Hutus living in eastern Congo.

  • Schools: Church Schools

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the role of Church of England schools in improving interracial stability and the integration of young people.

  • Smoking

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they propose to make smoking in cars which contain children an offence. To ask Her Majesty's Government what proposals they have to reduce the impact of...

  • Taxation: Double Taxation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend clause 59 of the Constitutional Reform and Governance Bill to override existing double taxation agreements in respect of Members of Parliament...

  • Taxation: House Credit

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will introduce a tax regime for the house credit market in which interest charged at rates of 100 per cent or above is liable to tax at 100 per cent...

  • Taxation: Information Exchange Agreements

    To ask Her Majesty's Government with which countries they have tax information exchange agreements other than those announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his recent Budget speech.

  • Taxation: Personal Allowance

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the cost of providing a transferable income tax personal allowance for all married couples with children under three. To ask Her Majesty's Government what...

  • Traffic Management Act 2004

    To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Adonis on 5 March (WA 392), what was the outcome of their liaison with the Local Government Association about the view of its...

  • Trust Ports

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether all borrowing by trust ports defined as public corporations is included in the public sector net borrowing statistics; and, if so, whether the accounts of...

  • Turkey

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have assessed the sentences sought by the Turkish public prosecutor for two former leaders of the Democratic Society Party; and what assessment they...

  • Universities: Funding

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will ask the Higher Education Funding Council for England to conduct an inquiry into the financial situation at the University of Cumbria.

  • War Crimes

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will undertake not to grant a visa or permission to enter the United Kingdom to any individual accused by the United Nations of war crimes, rape, or...

  • Waste Management

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the effectiveness of the Environment Agency at closing waste facilities that are not permitted or registered as exempt facilities.

  • Waste Management

    To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Environment Agency concluded that the minimum safe distance from biological treatment facilities of residential properties or workplaces was 250 metres.

  • Waste Management: Compost Sites

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the results of the financial impact assessment on the Environment Agency's revised policy statement on bioaerosols.

  • Waste Management: Compost Sites

    To ask Her Majesty's Government who would meet the cost of relocating any previously identified open windrow compost site that is within 250 metres of a receptor and which does not have an...

  • Waste Management: Compost Sites

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many small-scale compost sites on farms have not met the requirements for a standard permit, in light of the Environmental Agency policy statement regarding...

  • Waste Management: Compost Sites

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Environment Agency has considered the environmental impact of moving compost sites further away from the waste arisings in considering the 250-metre rule.

  • Waste Management: Radioactive Waste

    To ask Her Majesty's Government where low-level radioactive waste storage sites are located; how many successful and unsuccessful applications for low-level radioactive waste storage have been...