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  • Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what standards the Health and Safety Executive has established to ensure best value for money in relation to the Adventure Activity Licensing Authority contract.

  • Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans the Health and Safety Executive has to re-tender for the Adventure Activity Licensing Authority contract.

  • Agriculture: Dairy Farms

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 28 June (WA 411), whether they will in future record in every year the prices charged for milk in one and two pint...

  • Alcohol

    To ask Her Majesty's Government by what amount, and within what period, they estimate that their current alcohol harm reduction strategy will reduce the cost to the National Health Service in...

  • Arts: Funding

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions have taken place between Ministers in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and representatives of the Local Government Association to...

  • Autumn Statement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they propose to launch reviews into possible leaks of the content of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Autumn Statement.

  • Autumn Statement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the announcement in the Autumn Statement that regionally varied pay may be introduced for the public service, whether they have considered or will...

  • Banking

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the implications for the future of Project Merlin of government interventions in the provision of credit and the guarantee of private sector risks.

  • British Embassies: Staff

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what percentage of its (a) ambassadors, and (b) high commissioners are female.

  • Broadcasting: Digital Radio

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of total radio broadcast listening is through digital radio; by how much that proportion has increased since the first quarter of 2010; and whether...

  • Cyclists

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they consider that the current road traffic rules governing cyclists are adequate and are being applied in full; and, if not, what proposals they have to...

  • Dominican Republic

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their assessment of the comments made by the British Ambassador to the Dominican Republic reported in Caribbean Insight that: (1) "Many Dominicans complain...

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 23 June 2010 (WA 182-3) and 28 November 2011 (HL13465), why the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)...

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Earl Howe on 22 November (WA 222) and 30 November (WA 69), what steps were taken by persons responsible or nominal licensees for...

  • Embryology

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 5 December (WA 114-15), whether the proposed clinical trial at Moorfields Eye Hospital will also employ retinal...

  • Employment: Agency Workers

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Wilcox on 29 November (WA 42), whether they will ask HM ambassadors to European Union countries, after the...

  • EU: Taxation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of any European Union financial transaction tax on the City of London; what plans they have to deal with any such...

  • Finance: Creditworthiness

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what staff with expertise in making credit judgments are available to HM Treasury and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills to make credit judgments on...

  • Government Departments: Buildings

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to install photovoltaic solar systems on buildings owned or occupied by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

  • Government Departments: Procurement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the (1) date of purchase, (2) amount, (3) supplier and (4) level 3 or enhanced transaction entry of each transaction undertaken by the Department for...

  • Government Departments: Procurement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the (1) date of purchase, (2) amount, (3) supplier and (4) level 3 or enhanced transaction entry of each transaction undertaken by the Home Office using...

  • Government Departments: Procurement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the (1) date of purchase, (2) amount, (3) supplier and (4) level 3 or enhanced transaction entry of each transaction undertaken by the Wales Office using...

  • Health Innovation Challenge Fund

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what resources the Department of Health will put into the Health Innovation Challenge Fund in 2012-13, 2013-14 and 2014-15.

  • Health: Lyme Disease

    To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Lyme Unit of the Health Protection Agency does not advise patients and their doctors of the advice of the manufacturers of test kits that indicates that a...

  • Health: MRSA

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the progress towards eliminating methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in hospitals.

  • Health: Professional Standards

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have plans to amend the Department of Health's operational guidance to the NHS Extending Patient Choice of Provider to recognise the proposed...

  • Health: Professional Standards

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have plans to promote the proposed Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care Scheme for Assured Voluntary Regulators to employers...

  • Health: Professional Standards

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will seek to ensure that the proposed Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care Scheme for Assured Voluntary Regulators is accepted...

  • Holy See

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much the British embassy to the Holy See cost in 2010-11 per citizen of the Vatican City.

  • Justice: Family Justice Review

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord McNally on 25 November (WA 286) regarding the Family Justice Review, why they referred to the twitter feed...

  • Justice: Family Justice Review

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether children affected by private law family cases were adequately consulted in person by the Family Justice Review; and to what extent the event held in...

  • Justice: Family Justice Review

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the evidence gaps listed in Annexe E of the Family Justice Review.

  • Justice: Sentencing

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what information and evidence is available to demonstrate whether there is differential sentencing by the courts of white, black and Asian offenders for similar...

  • Justice: Sentencing

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are reviewing community sentences and restorative justice; and, if so, when they expect the review to be completed.

  • Legislation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what legislation, passed during the 2005-10 Parliament, is the responsibility of the Department for International Development and has yet to be brought into force,...

  • Legislation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what legislation, passed during the 2005-10 Parliament, is the responsibility of the Department for Transport and has yet to be brought into force, either in full...

  • Legislation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what legislation, passed during the 2005-10 Parliament, is the responsibility of the Scotland Office and has yet to be brought into force, either in full or in part.

  • Legislation

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what legislation, passed during the 2005-10 Parliament, is the responsibility of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and has yet to be brought into force, either...

  • Local Enterprise Partnerships

    To ask Her Majesty's Government which local enterprise partnerships have not appointed a permanent chair.

  • Local Enterprise Partnerships

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how decisions of local economic partnerships are made publicly available.

  • Northern Cyprus

    To ask Her Majesty's Government on what grounds they continue to refuse to recognise the state of North Cyprus.

  • Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Garden of Frognal on 28 February (WA 263) concerning human rights, what are the "particular circumstances of Northern...

  • Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission has complied with its statutory duty to submit an equality scheme to the Equality Commission for Northern...

  • Northern Ireland: Human Rights Commission

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Verma on 29 November (WA 43-4), whether they will re-institute the arrangement in relation to the Northern Ireland Human...

  • Northern Ireland: Parades Commission

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what recent discussions they have had with the Northern Ireland Executive about the future of the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland. To ask Her Majesty's...

  • Olympic Games and Paralympic Games 2012

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games regarding whether the chief interpreter for the 2012...

  • Passports

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 30 November (WA 78), why the embassy to the Holy See does not issue passports; and how many other British...

  • Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the announcement by Lord McNally on 21 November (Official Report, col. 823) regarding reform of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, whether those...

  • Roads: A1

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have made a recent estimate of the cost of achieving complete dualling of the Al between Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Berwick-upon-Tweed.

  • Roads: Fatal Accidents

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will publish details of the number of deaths and serious injuries caused by drivers aged between 17 and 24 and by those aged over 70; and what was the...

  • State Recognition

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Howell of Guildford on 23 November (WA 260) concerning United Kingdom recognition of the Vatican City, why the diplomatic...

  • Turkey

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will assist, formally or informally, those drafting a new constitution for Turkey, drawing on the United Kingdom's experience of devolution and...

  • Unemployment: Under-25s

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of currently unemployed young people (1) completed their compulsory school attendance to age 16, (2) failed or did not take (a) GCSEs or (b)...