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Column: 695

Written Answers to Questions [12 Dec 1997]

PRIME MINISTER [12 Dec 1997]

Expos [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Wyatt -- Expos [12 Dec 1997]

The Prime Minister

CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT [12 Dec 1997]

Royal Naval College [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley -- Royal Naval College [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Chris Smith

HOME DEPARTMENT [12 Dec 1997]

Young Offenders [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Clappison -- Young Offenders [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Michael

Column: 696

Donhead St. Andrew Rectory [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Key -- Donhead St. Andrew Rectory [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Michael

Mr. Key -- Donhead St. Andrew Rectory [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Michael

Firearms (Amendment) Act [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hammond -- Firearms (Amendment) Act [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Michael

Prisons (Health Care) [12 Dec 1997]

Helen Jones -- Prisons (Health Care) [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 697

Ms Quin

Helen Jones -- Prisons (Health Care) [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Quin

Manslaughter and Reckless Driving [12 Dec 1997]

Mr Wills -- Manslaughter and Reckless Driving [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 698

Mr. Michael

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT [12 Dec 1997]

Teacher Training [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Randall -- Teacher Training [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Estelle Morris

Special Advisers [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hawkins -- Special Advisers [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 699

Dr. Howells

After-school Clubs [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Duncan Smith -- After-school Clubs [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Alan Howarth

Column: 700

Public Appointments [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Vaz -- Public Appointments [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Howells

Column: 699

Column: 701

Column: 701

SCOTLAND [12 Dec 1997]

Voluntary Organisations [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gorrie -- Voluntary Organisations [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 702

Mr. Galbraith

Column: 703

WALES [12 Dec 1997]

Child Abuse [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Evans -- Child Abuse [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Win Griffiths

Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Gillan -- Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Ron Davies

Local Government Finance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Burstow -- Local Government Finance [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 704

Mr. Ron Davies

Rail Links [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Barry Jones -- Rail Links [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Ron Davies

Road Links [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Barry Jones -- Road Links [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Ron Davies

HOUSE OF COMMONS [12 Dec 1997]

Monday 22 December [12 Dec 1997]

Sir Patrick Cormack -- Monday 22 December [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Ann Taylor

Stationery [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Vaz -- Stationery [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Roe

Column: 705

PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL [12 Dec 1997]

Departmental Staff [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hawkins -- Departmental Staff [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Ann Taylor

DEFENCE [12 Dec 1997]

Strategic Defence Review [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Blunt -- Strategic Defence Review [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. George Robertson

Western European Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Cox -- Western European Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. George Robertson

Royal Navy Vessels [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hancock -- Royal Navy Vessels [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Reid

Column: 706

Mr. Hancock -- Royal Navy Vessels [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Reid

Mr. Hancock -- Royal Navy Vessels [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Reid

Sea Harrier Aircraft [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hancock -- Sea Harrier Aircraft [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Reid

Uncommanded Flying Manoeuvres [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Key -- Uncommanded Flying Manoeuvres [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Spellar

Column: 707

TREASURY [12 Dec 1997]

Scottish Parliament [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Fox -- Scottish Parliament [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Darling

Orion Trust [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Lilley -- Orion Trust [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gordon Brown

Child Care Facilities [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Jim Cunningham -- Child Care Facilities [12 Dec 1997]

Dawn Primarolo

Economic and Monetary Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Jim Cunningham -- Economic and Monetary Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Liddell

Column: 708

Long-term Investment [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Jim Cunningham -- Long-term Investment [12 Dec 1997]

Dawn Primarolo

Special Advisers [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Tyrie -- Special Advisers [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gordon Brown

Mr. Tyrie -- Special Advisers [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gordon Brown

Market Sensitive Information [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Tyrie -- Market Sensitive Information [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gordon Brown

Column: 709

Cyclically Adjusted Budget Deficits [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Cyclically Adjusted Budget Deficits [12 Dec 1997]

Dawn Primarolo

Tax Avoidance Schemes [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Tax Avoidance Schemes [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gordon Brown

Credit Unions [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Barnes -- Credit Unions [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Liddell

Fiscal Stability [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Fiscal Stability [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Darling

Lord Sainsbury [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Yeo -- Lord Sainsbury [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 710

Mr. Gordon Brown

FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS [12 Dec 1997]

Greece and Turkey [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Cox -- Greece and Turkey [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Doug Henderson

Cyprus [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Cox -- Cyprus [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Doug Henderson

European Parliament [12 Dec 1997]

Sir Richard Body -- European Parliament [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Doug Henderson

European Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Howard -- European Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Doug Henderson

Column: 711

Mr. Howard -- European Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Doug Henderson

Mr. Howard -- European Union [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Doug Henderson

Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Gillan -- Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Fatchett

Middle East Peace Process [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Soames -- Middle East Peace Process [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Fatchett

Zambia [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. David Taylor -- Zambia [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Column: 712

NORTHERN IRELAND [12 Dec 1997]

Housing Executive [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. William Ross -- Housing Executive [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Paul Murphy

Mr. William Ross -- Housing Executive [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Paul Murphy

District Cancer Centres [12 Dec 1997]

Rev. Martin Smyth -- District Cancer Centres [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Worthington

Local Government Finance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Colman -- Local Government Finance [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 713

Marjorie Mowlam

Archives [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Osborne -- Archives [12 Dec 1997]

Marjorie Mowlam

Electoral Officer's Report [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gareth R. Thomas -- Electoral Officer's Report [12 Dec 1997]

Marjorie Mowlam

AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD [12 Dec 1997]

Animal Feed [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Ouml;pik -- Animal Feed [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Column: 714

IACS and BSPS Payments [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Ballard -- IACS and BSPS Payments [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Gillan -- Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Morley

Mink [12 Dec 1997]

Angela Smith -- Mink [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Morley

Column: 715

Angela Smith -- Mink [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Morley

Column: 716

Angela Smith -- Mink [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Morley

Column: 717

Beef Labelling [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Keetch -- Beef Labelling [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Bees (Varroa) [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Paice -- Bees (Varroa) [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Mr. Paice -- Bees (Varroa) [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Button Plastic Tags [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Soames -- Button Plastic Tags [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Column: 718

Beef Imports [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Paice -- Beef Imports [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Mr. Keetch -- Beef Imports [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Mr. Paice -- Beef Imports [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

Poultrymeat [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Paice -- Poultrymeat [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Rooker

TRADE AND INDUSTRY [12 Dec 1997]

Arms Sales [12 Dec 1997]

Sir Richard Body -- Arms Sales [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 719

Mrs. Roche

Yemen [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Vaz -- Yemen [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Roche

Biotechnology [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Gibson -- Biotechnology [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Battle

Column: 720

Dr. Kumar -- Biotechnology [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Battle

Dr. Kumar -- Biotechnology [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Battle

Column: 721

Indonesia (Military Equipment) [12 Dec 1997]

Sir Richard Body -- Indonesia (Military Equipment) [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Roche

Departmental Staff [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hawkins -- Departmental Staff [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Beckett

Column: 722

Export Licences [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Faber -- Export Licences [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Roche

Ann Clwyd -- Export Licences [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Roche

Indonesia Air Show [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Todd -- Indonesia Air Show [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Beckett

Column: 723

Employment Pacts [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Flight -- Employment Pacts [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Multilateral Agreement on Investment [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Tonge -- Multilateral Agreement on Investment [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Roche

Late Payments [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Jim Cunningham -- Late Payments [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Roche

Overseas Travel [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Overseas Travel [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 724

Mrs. Beckett

Column: 725

Column: 726

Official Hospitality [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Official Hospitality [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Beckett

Column: 725

Column: 725

Social Chapter [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Wilkinson -- Social Chapter [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Column: 726

ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT AND [12 Dec 1997]

Rough Sleepers Initiative [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Evans -- Rough Sleepers Initiative [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 727

Mr. Raynsford

Local Government Finance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Watts -- Local Government Finance [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Armstrong

Mr. Burstow -- Local Government Finance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Raynsford

Local Authority Transport [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Chope -- Local Authority Transport [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Gilbert's Animal By-Products [12 Dec 1997]

Charlotte Atkins -- Gilbert's Animal By-Products [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 728

Angela Eagle

Members' Offices [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Yeo -- Members' Offices [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Amstrong

Mr. Yeo -- Members' Offices [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Amstrong

Sir Norman Fowler -- Members' Offices [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 729

Ms Armstrong

Regional Development Agencies [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Chope -- Regional Development Agencies [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Caborn

Business Rates [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Paice -- Business Rates [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Raynsford

Council Tax [12 Dec 1997]

Sir Norman Fowler -- Council Tax [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Armstrong

Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Gillan -- Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 730

Angela Eagle

Carbon Emissions [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Alan Simpson -- Carbon Emissions [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Battle

SOCIAL SECURITY [12 Dec 1997]

State Pensions [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Corbyn -- State Pensions [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Denham

Column: 731

Pensions Act 19995 (Consultation) [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Ewing -- Pensions Act 19995 (Consultation) [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Denham

National Insurance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hammond -- National Insurance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Denham

Sensory Impairments [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Berry -- Sensory Impairments [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Keith Bradley

Column: 732

Mortgage Interest Support [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hammond -- Mortgage Interest Support [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Keith Bradley

Lone Parents [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Berry -- Lone Parents [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Keith Bradley

Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mrs. Gillan -- Millennium Compliance [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Field

Column: 733

HEALTH [12 Dec 1997]

Renal Dialysis [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Renal Dialysis [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Boateng

Tobacco Sponsorship [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Maples -- Tobacco Sponsorship [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Jowell

Pathology Services (Kent) [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Ladyman -- Pathology Services (Kent) [12 Dec 1997]

Column: 734

Mr. Boateng

Breast Cancer Treatment [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Stinchcombe -- Breast Cancer Treatment [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Boateng

Column: 735

School Nurses [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Cotter -- School Nurses [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Milburn

Nursing and Midwifery [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hancock -- Nursing and Midwifery [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Milburn

NHS Contracts [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Hancock -- NHS Contracts [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Milburn

Column: 736

Phantom Limb Pain [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Phantom Limb Pain [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Jowell

Patient Pack Initiative [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Austin -- Patient Pack Initiative [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Jowell

Mr. Austin -- Patient Pack Initiative [12 Dec 1997]

Ms Jowell

Medicines Labelling and Leaflet Directive [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Austin -- Medicines Labelling and Leaflet Directive [12 Dec 1997]

Ms. Jowell

Column: 737

Smoking [12 Dec 1997]

Sir Patrick Cormack -- Smoking [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Boateng

Column: 738

Dianette [12 Dec 1997]

Dr. Gibson -- Dianette [12 Dec 1997]

Mr. Boateng