Mr. Robert Ainsworth: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will outline the process and timetable for Her Majesty's inspector of pollution's investigation of the Drigg low-level waste disposal site.
Column 1104for Darlington (Mr. Milburn) of 1 December, Official Report , column 877 , if he will make a statement regarding his Department's expenditure on special advisers in each of the last three financial years and for the financial year 1979 80.
Mr. Donohoe: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much has been spent on telephone charges and how many telephone calls have been made by his Department for each of the last five years.
Mr. Redmond: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will instruct National Power to use the desulphurisation-equipped generators at Drax power station to their full capacity; and if he will make a statement.
Mr. Atkins: As I indicated in answer to the hon. Member for Lewisham, Deptford (Ms Ruddock) on 22 November-- Official Report , columns 66-67 -- Her Majesty's inspectorate of pollution currently in discussion with the generators both about the operation of their FGD-equipped plant in the context of each company's overall generating operations and more generally about improvement programmes for all of the companies' stations. Decision on these questions will be taken in the light of an assessment of what constitutes BATNEEC--best available techniques not entailing excessive costs.
Mr. Martyn Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) what guidelines have been set by the International Atomic Energy Agency for site selection of a deep repository for radioactive waste;
(2) if he will list the guidelines set by the Institute of Geologists, now the British Geological Survey, for site selection of a deep repository for radioactive waste.
Mr. Gordon Prentice: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list those Liberal Democrat hon. Members who wrote to him (a) in support of and (b) to seek a meeting with him concerning bids from (i) their own local authority and (ii) other local authorities for moneys from the single regeneration budget.
Column 1105regional office prior to submitting their bids under the single regeneration budget.
Manchester Foyer (St. Vincent's Housing Association)
Manufacturing Partnership (Lancashire)
Cumbria Business Futures
West Coast Project
Bridge Hall Area Consolidation Regeneration
Community Arts and Sports Centre, Halliwell, Bolton
Gorton Community Forum
Industrial Society (North West-wide)
Inner City Creative Initiative Teaching Unit, Moss Side Longford Hall
Visions Initiative, Castlefield, Manchester
Access to Primary Teaching for Asian and Black People (East Lancashire
Chorley Open Learning Centre
Midstream (West Lancashire)
PATH (Preston and Blackburn)
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Mr. Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the six successful west midlands bids for the single regeneration budget which contain projects which would previously have been eligible to be considered for estate action funding and the details of the housing projects involved.
The Cannock Gateway Project
Benion Road, Bevan Lee and Hampton Street.
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnerships
Camp Hill Estate, Nuneaton. Stoke Aldermoor Regeneration Project, Coventry. Henley Green Regeneration Project, Coventry.
Dudley, Foundation for the Future
Pensnett and a joint Brierley Hill, Hawbush, Pensnett and Chapel Street project.
Stowlawn, Oxford Street/Temple Street and The Lunt.
Sandwell Regeneration Partnerships
Stoke-on-Trent, Corbridge Community Renewal
Grange Estate and Bucknall Road.
London Borough of Barking
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Bedfordshire County Council
London Borough of Bexley
Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council
London Borough of Brent
London Borough of Bromley
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Cambridgeshire County Council
Cleveland County Council
Craven District Council
London Borough of Croydon
Derbyshire County Council
Devon County Council
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Durham County Council
London Borough of Ealing
East Sussex County Council
Essex County Council
Fenland District council
Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council
Gillingham District Council
Gloucester City Council
London Borough of Greenwich
Hampshire County Council
London Borough of Harrow
Hartlepool District Council
London Borough of Havering
London Borough of Hillingdon
London Borough of Hounslow
Hull City Council
Kent County Council
London Borough of Kingston
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough Council
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council
London Borough of Lambeth
Langbaurgh-on-Tees District Council
Leominster District Council
London Borough of Lewisham
Lincolnshire County Council
Liverpool Metropolitan Borough Council
City of London
Manchester Metropolitan Borough Council
London Borough of Merton
Middlesbrough District Council
City of Newcastle
London Borough of Newham
North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
Northumberland County Council
Nottinghamshire County Council
Oxfordshire County Council
London Borough of Richmond
Richmondshire District Council
Rochester-upon-Medway City Council
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Ryedale District Council
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council