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  • Agriculture: Genetically Modified Crops

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what regulations covered the export of seeds to Canada from transgenic tomatoes grown under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations...

  • Alcohol: Pregnant Women

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what they are doing to educate pregnant women about the dangers of alcohol for unborn babies.

  • Bahrain

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they intend to take in respect of the case of four men accused of killing policemen on 3 March in Bahrain; and whether they will seek to prevent...

  • Bahrain

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have held with the government of Bahrain concerning allegations of the use of torture to extract confessions.

  • Bahrain

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had internally and with their European partners concerning the imposition of sanctions against the government of Bahrain until it...

  • BBC World Service

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the reply by the Deputy Prime Minister on 12 March (HC Deb, cols 315–6) concerning proposals to initiate BBC World Service transmissions to...

  • Citizens Advice

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether Citizens' Advice is now classified by the Office for National Statistics as a public body; and whether its Chief Executive is an Accounting Officer.

  • Commonwealth: Judicial Processes

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have assessed the judicial process in Commonwealth countries; if so, whether they have concerns about any of the countries; and, if so, which...

  • Construction: Cabling

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they have taken to assess the risk posed to households by non-conforming or sub-standard cabling.

  • Construction: Cabling

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many staff work in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the issue of unsafe cabling being imported into and installed in the United Kingdom.

  • Construction: Cabling

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what regulation exists in respect of unsafe cabling being imported into the United Kingdom for use in construction projects.

  • Energy: Wind Farms

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to ensure that when the East Anglia One wind farm is constructed the ducting for the underground cables from the land point at Bawdsey to...

  • EU: National Parliaments

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government which policy areas are entirely under the control of the national parliaments of European Union member states; and which are subject to (1) unanimity, and...

  • Finance: Investment

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what changes they have made in the proportion of national income devoted to investment.

  • Flooding

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether, in the light of the recent and ongoing flooding, they plan to reconsider their 2010 decision to remove the duty on local authorities to produce...

  • Food: Meat

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they intend to publish guidance in the short term to advise consumers about the provenance of meat sold for human consumption and the method of...

  • Gaza

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of the European Union’s recent warning that Gaza’s economic and humanitarian conditions will affect regional security in the Middle...

  • Gaza

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will make representations to the government of Egypt in respect of the opening of crossing points from Egypt into Gaza for pedestrians and vehicles.

  • Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the United Kingdom was a party to the 2006 Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development; what progress has been made in implementing it; and...

  • Government Departments: Budgets

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is the percentage cost over-run established by the management board for any budget in the Department of Energy and Climate Change to merit being tabled...

  • Government Departments: Expenditure

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what was the expenditure of the Department for Energy and Climate Change, in reserved areas, per capita in (1) England, (2) Scotland, (3) Wales, and (4)...

  • Government Departments: Surveys

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what customer, user and satisfaction surveys were conducted in the last 12 months in the Department for Education and the agencies that report to it; which...

  • Government Departments: Surveys

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what customer, user and satisfaction surveys were conducted in the last 12 months in the Department of Health and the agencies that report to it; which of...

  • Health: Elderly People

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider that National Health Service carers for the elderly are providing an effective service.

  • Health: Respiratory Disease

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to set up a funded Strategic Clinical Network for respiratory conditions; and what other steps they are taking to ensure that the...

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel about upholding the United Nations Basic Principles on the use of force and firearms.

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Prime Minister discussed human rights and international law issues during his recent visit to Israel; and, if so, with what result.

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they are making to the government of Israel about incursions into Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem, by members of the Israel Defence Force.

  • Israel

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they intend to take in respect of the proposed displacement of Bedouin from the Negev desert under the Prawer-Begin plan.

  • Israel and Palestine

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking (1) to prevent the displacement and transfer to other areas of Palestinian Bedouin from the E1 section of East Jerusalem, and (2)...

  • Israel and Palestine: West Bank

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the impact of Palestinian capitalism in Ramallah on economic conditions in the wider West Bank and on the peace process.

  • Legal Aid

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people were supported by legal aid in courts during 2012–13; and how many of those people were subsequently imprisoned.

  • Libya

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the current situation in Libya in the light of the eastern part of the country being held by rebels.

  • Manufacturing: Chemicals

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether there are any proposals to require manufacturers of chemicals to give full disclosure of all of their research results in line with those for...

  • NHS: Complaints

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the adequacy of the National Health Service complaints system in providing patients with the tools to obtain the support...

  • NHS: Redundancy

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many people who have received redundancy payments from the National Health Service since the reorganisation in April 2013 have been re-employed by the...

  • North Korea

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of reports that North Korea has ordered the deaths of people because of their alleged association with South Korean missionary...

  • Petrol Filling Stations

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have any plans to ensure that petrol filling stations are not too far apart.

  • Railways: Electrification

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of their plans to introduce new electrified railway lines between Manchester and Liverpool in December, whether they have taken into account...

  • Railways: Wales

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to re-establish railway lines between Bangor and Carmarthen, via Caernarfon and Aberystwyth, to facilitate the proposed decentralisation...

  • Regional Growth Fund

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many small businesses have been helped by the Regional Growth Fund, broken down by (1) size, and (2) region.

  • Teachers: Head Teachers

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many head teachers in state-funded schools were removed from their positions in (1) 2010–11, (2) 2011–12, (3) 2012–13, and (4) to date...

  • Turkey

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the political situation in Turkey in the light of recent violent protests in Istanbul following the death of Berkin Elvan who was...

  • Turkey

    To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have had discussions with the government of Turkey concerning reports that Turkish Airlines was used to ship weapons to the Nigerian terrorist...