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House of Lords

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  • Channel Tunnel

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to enhance the regulatory oversight of the charges levied on trains passing through the Channel Tunnel, as required in European legislation.

  • Climate Change

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how much the Department of Energy and Climate Change has spent on climate change initiatives since May 2010.

  • Crime: Gun Grime

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to review sentencing guidelines relating to gun crime to take account of (1) the type of firearm, and (2) gang membership.

  • Extradition

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the cost of an unsuccessful extradition request made under Part II of the Extradition Act 2003, including any costs incurred by (1) the Crown Prosecution...

  • Finance: High-interest Loans

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what measures they will take, if any, to increase protection for consumers with regard to super-high-interest loans, such as those provided by Wonga.

  • Food: Procurement

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they are making on delivering sustainable food procurement in the public sector.

  • Government Departments: Apprentices

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many apprentices (1) under the age of 21, and (2) over the age of 21, were employed within the Department for Transport on 1 June, excluding agencies and...

  • Government Departments: Food Waste

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, in the light of the decision of both Houses of Parliament to sign up to the WRAP Hospitality and Food Service Voluntary Agreement to reduce food waste,...

  • Government Departments: Legal Payments

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what payments were made by the Home Office to (1) Clifford Chance, (2) Freshfields, (3) Slaughter and May,(4) Allen and Overy, and (5) Linklaters, in (a) 2008-09,...

  • Health Research Authority

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that the appointment of non-executive directors to the Health Research Authority includes representation of health care...

  • Health: HIV

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what are their plans for financing National Health Service HIV treatment from the overseas development aid budget.

  • Health: Nurses

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many foundation hospital trusts in England currently have a registered nurse on their main board.

  • Health: Nurses and Health Care Assistants

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of (1) registered nurses, and (2) health care assistants currently working in settings inspected by the Nursing and Midwifery...

  • Health: Obesity

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the potential effects of advertising on obesity levels among children; and whether consideration will be given to extending the...

  • Immigration: Checkpoints

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Henley on 11 June (WA 195), how many ministers have specific security protection allowing them to use priority channels at...

  • Immigration: Detention

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Henley on 11 June (WA 197), whether they will publish (1) figures for self-harm during immigration detention, (2) the UK...

  • Immigration: Detention

    To ask Her Majesty's Government under what powers the conduct of enforced returns is contracted out by the UK Border Agency. To ask Her Majesty's Government how they fulfil their investigative...

  • Leveson Inquiry

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the daily and forecast final cost of the Leveson inquiry; and from what source the cost will be met.

  • NHS: Health and Wellbeing Boards

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions the Secretary of State for Education has had with the Secretary of State for Health about the role schools should play in Health and Wellbeing Boards.

  • Olympic Games 2012

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have sought or received any assurances from FIFA that the presence of any Welsh, Scottish or Northern Irish soccer players in the Great Britain...

  • Overseas Territories

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what strains they have identified on the relationships between the Government and the Overseas Territories.

  • Political Groups: Islamist Organisations

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to proscribing the organisation known as Hizb ut-Tahrir; and whether ministers or officials have met representatives, members or...

  • Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what action they have taken to consult the sport and recreation sector about the implementation of reforms of the vetting and barring framework as set out in the...

  • Railways: Ticket Barriers

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they pay for the installation of gates at railway ticket barriers, either directly or by making allowance in franchise agreements with train operating...

  • Roads: Closures

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many separate sections of public highway are at present fully closed in (1) England, (2) Scotland, and (3) Wales.

  • Roads: Traffic Signs

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Attlee on 19 June (WA 290), whether they will clarify the guidance on signage about parking for blue badge holders in red...

  • Schools: Toilets and Washing Facilities

    To ask Her Majesty's Government when the revised school premises regulations will be published; and whether the supplementary information accompanying the regulations will clarify what...

  • Schools: Toilets and Washing Facilities

    To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Department for Education consulted the Department for Health over plans to reduce regulation of toilets and washing facilities in schools, in the light...

  • Schools: Toilets and Washing Facilities

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Hill of Oareford on 23 April (WA 371), how the new school premises regulations will define what constitutes a suitable...

  • Schools: Toilets and Washing Facilities

    To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Hill of Oareford on 23 April (WA 372), how their proposed standards for school toilets and washing facilities will be...

  • Taxation: VAT

    To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Scottish Government about the possibility of a lower level of value added tax being applied to the tourism industry in Scotland.

  • Visas

    To ask Her Majesty's Government how many (1) visa applications to enter the United Kingdom, and (2) applications for permanent residency, were made last year by Algerian and Nigerian nationals;...