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Column: 699

Written Answers to Questions [24 Jul 1998]

ATTORNEY-GENERAL [24 Jul 1998]

Crown Prosecution Service [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Sheerman -- Crown Prosecution Service [24 Jul 1998]

The Attorney-General

CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT [24 Jul 1998]

Departmental Spending Review [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Alan Keen -- Departmental Spending Review [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Chris Smith

Column: 700

WALES [24 Jul 1998]

Education Action Zones [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Martyn Jones -- Education Action Zones [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hain

Urban Task Force [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Dafis -- Urban Task Force [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hain

Transport Plans [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Edwards -- Transport Plans [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hain

Graduates [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Livsey -- Graduates [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hain

Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Livsey -- Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 701

Mr. Hain

Parliamentary Questions [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Livsey -- Parliamentary Questions [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Gross Domestic Product, Powys [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Livsey -- Gross Domestic Product, Powys [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hain

Policy Announcements [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Livsey -- Policy Announcements [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Economic Indicator Data [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Livsey -- Economic Indicator Data [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hain

NORTHERN IRELAND [24 Jul 1998]

Official Secrets Act [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Robert McCartney -- Official Secrets Act [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 702

Mr. Paul Murphy

New Deal [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Moss -- New Deal [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Worthington

Beef Exports [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Cox -- Beef Exports [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Paul Murphy

ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT AND THE REGIONS [24 Jul 1998]

Open Government [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Dunwoody -- Open Government [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 703

Ms Glenda Jackson

Eurostar [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Ellman -- Eurostar [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Clinical Waste [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Sheerman -- Clinical Waste [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Column: 704

Huddersfield Canal [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Woolas -- Huddersfield Canal [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Rail Companies (Complaints) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Rail Companies (Complaints) [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Mesothelioma [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Oona King -- Mesothelioma [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Column: 705

Chemicals in the Environment [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Rosie Winterton -- Chemicals in the Environment [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Meacher

Local Authority Housing [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Buck -- Local Authority Housing [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Raynsford

Column: 706

Ms Buck -- Local Authority Housing [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Raynsford

Road Tax [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Road Tax [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Water Quality [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Water Quality [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 707

Angela Eagle

Tachographs [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Jenkin -- Tachographs [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Mr. Jenkin -- Tachographs [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Mr. Jenkin -- Tachographs [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Column: 708

Birmingham Northern Relief Road [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Jenkins -- Birmingham Northern Relief Road [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Marine Pollution [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Ruane -- Marine Pollution [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Mr. Ruane -- Marine Pollution [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Column: 709

Mr. Ruane -- Marine Pollution [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Mr. Ruane -- Marine Pollution [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Column: 710

Mr. Ruane -- Marine Pollution [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

Right to Roam [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Bob Russell -- Right to Roam [24 Jul 1998]

Angela Eagle

PRIME MINISTER [24 Jul 1998]

Civil Servants [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hawkins -- Civil Servants [24 Jul 1998]

The Prime Minister

Young People [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Singh -- Young People [24 Jul 1998]

The Prime Minister

Column: 711

AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD [24 Jul 1998]

Auction Markets [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Auction Markets [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Rooker

Farm Incomes [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Farm Incomes [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Rooker

Hill Farming [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Hill Farming [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Rooker

Mr. Hoyle -- Hill Farming [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Rooker

Column: 712

Livestock Farms [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Livestock Farms [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Rooker

Farming (Young People) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Farming (Young People) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Morley

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT [24 Jul 1998]

Aid Programme [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Ben Chapman -- Aid Programme [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Foulkes

Column: 713

New Deal [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Healey -- New Deal [24 Jul 1998]

Clare Short

Sudan [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Tonge -- Sudan [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Foulkes

Chagos Archipelago (Sharks) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Dalyell -- Chagos Archipelago (Sharks) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Indian Ocean Territories (Fishing) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Dalyell -- Indian Ocean Territories (Fishing) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

HOME DEPARTMENT [24 Jul 1998]

Stephen Lawrence [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Gerrard -- Stephen Lawrence [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Straw

Animal Experiments [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Nigel Jones -- Animal Experiments [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. George Howarth

Mr. Peter Bleach [24 Jul 1998]

Sir Teddy Taylor -- Mr. Peter Bleach [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Straw

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT [24 Jul 1998]

Temporary Classrooms [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Bob Russell -- Temporary Classrooms [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Byers

Column: 715

School Funding [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Colvin -- School Funding [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Byers

Unemployment [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Barnes -- Unemployment [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Alan Howarth

Column: 717

Schools (Information Technology Access) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Nigel Jones -- Schools (Information Technology Access) [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Estelle Morris

Mr. Nigel Jones -- Schools (Information Technology Access) [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Estelle Morris

Age Discrimination [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Chidgey -- Age Discrimination [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 718

Mr. Alan Howarth

Mr. Chidgey -- Age Discrimination [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Mr. Chidgey -- Age Discrimination [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Comprehensive Spending Review [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. May -- Comprehensive Spending Review [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Byers

Mrs. May -- Comprehensive Spending Review [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Howells

Column: 719

Skill Shortages (West Midlands) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Jenkins -- Skill Shortages (West Midlands) [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Howells

Teachers' Pay [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. May -- Teachers' Pay [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Estelle Morris

Mrs. May -- Teachers' Pay [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Estelle Morris

FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS [24 Jul 1998]

International Criminal Court [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. David Atkinson -- International Criminal Court [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Indian Ocean Territories (Fishing) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Dalyell -- Indian Ocean Territories (Fishing) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Column: 720

Iran [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Corbett -- Iran [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

NATO Expansion [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Corbyn -- NATO Expansion [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

OSCE [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Corbyn -- OSCE [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Column: 721

Sierra Leone [24 Jul 1998]

Sir John Stanley -- Sierra Leone [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

SOCIAL SECURITY [24 Jul 1998]

Departmental Vehicles [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Burstow -- Departmental Vehicles [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Field

Column: 722

Women's Refuges [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Nigel Jones -- Women's Refuges [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Ruddock

Landlord Fraud [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Cox -- Landlord Fraud [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Field

Pensions (Expatriates) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Colvin -- Pensions (Expatriates) [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 723

Mr. Denham

Winter Fuel Payments [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Rendel -- Winter Fuel Payments [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Denham

Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Corbyn -- Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Denham

Mr. Corbyn -- Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Keith Bradley

Column: 724

Mr. Corbyn -- Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Denham

Mr. Corbyn -- Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Denham

Column: 725

Mr. Corbyn -- Pensioners [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Denham

Column: 726

Disabled People [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. May -- Disabled People [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Denham

Housing Benefit (Scotland) [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Roseanna Cunningham -- Housing Benefit (Scotland) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Keith Bradley

Column: 727

SCOTLAND [24 Jul 1998]

Correspondence [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Ian Bruce -- Correspondence [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Dewar

Column: 728

Mr. Donohoe -- Correspondence [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Dewar

Local Authorities (Auditing) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hood -- Local Authorities (Auditing) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

Prisoners (Suicide and Self-harm) [24 Jul 1998]

Sir Robert Smith -- Prisoners (Suicide and Self-harm) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. McLeish

Column: 727

Column: 727

Sir Robert Smith -- Prisoners (Suicide and Self-harm) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. McLeish

Column: 728

Sir Robert Smith -- Prisoners (Suicide and Self-harm) [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 729

Mr. McLeish

Column: 730

Column: 729

Column: 729

Prison Costs [24 Jul 1998]

Sir Robert Smith -- Prison Costs [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. McLeish

Column: 730

Lord-Lieutenants [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Jim Murphy -- Lord-Lieutenants [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. McLeish

Column: 729

Column: 731

Column: 731

Forestry [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hood -- Forestry [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

Classroom Assistants [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Welsh -- Classroom Assistants [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Wilson

Column: 732

DEFENCE [24 Jul 1998]

Naval Manning Agency [24 Jul 1998]

Laura Moffatt -- Naval Manning Agency [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Reid

Column: 733

Atomic Weapons Establishment, Aldermaston [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Atomic Weapons Establishment, Aldermaston [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Column: 734

Mr. Matthew Taylor -- Atomic Weapons Establishment, Aldermaston [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Mr. Matthew Taylor -- Atomic Weapons Establishment, Aldermaston [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Land Contamination [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Alan Simpson -- Land Contamination [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

European Fighter Aircraft [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- European Fighter Aircraft [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 735

Mr. Spellar

Aircraft Carriers [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Aircraft Carriers [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Stockholdings [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Keith Simpson -- Stockholdings [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Plutonium [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Llew Smith -- Plutonium [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Sir Lanka (Arms Sales) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Gerrard -- Sir Lanka (Arms Sales) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Column: 736

C-130 [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- C-130 [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Nuclear Weapons [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Corbyn -- Nuclear Weapons [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. George Robertson

Mr. Corbyn -- Nuclear Weapons [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. George Robertson

Armoured Personnel Carrier Project [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Key -- Armoured Personnel Carrier Project [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Joint Strike Fighter [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Key -- Joint Strike Fighter [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Column: 737

Defence Evaluation and Research Agency [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Key -- Defence Evaluation and Research Agency [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Armed Forces [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Blunt -- Armed Forces [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Reid

Boeing C-17 Aircraft [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Boeing C-17 Aircraft [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Challenger 2 Battle Tank [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Challenger 2 Battle Tank [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Column: 738

Europe-wide Defence and Aerospace Industry [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Europe-wide Defence and Aerospace Industry [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Heavy Lift Capability [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Hoyle -- Heavy Lift Capability [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Mr. Barry Jones -- Heavy Lift Capability [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Reid

Column: 739

Correspondence [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Donohoe -- Correspondence [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Nuclear Waste [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Nuclear Waste [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Reid

TRACER Project [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Key -- TRACER Project [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Spellar

Column: 740

TRADE AND INDUSTRY [24 Jul 1998]

Parliamentary Questions [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Redwood -- Parliamentary Questions [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Beckett

Drinks (Ministerial Offices) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Redwood -- Drinks (Ministerial Offices) [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Beckett

Employment Agencies [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Chidgey -- Employment Agencies [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Grants and Awards (Wakefield) [24 Jul 1998]

Yvette Cooper -- Grants and Awards (Wakefield) [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Column: 741

Sombrero Island [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Dalyell -- Sombrero Island [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Battle

Export Licence Applications [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Gillan -- Export Licence Applications [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Multilateral Agreement on Investment [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Chaytor -- Multilateral Agreement on Investment [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Column: 742

Mr. Chaytor -- Multilateral Agreement on Investment [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Roche

HEALTH [24 Jul 1998]

Chlamydia [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. Gibson -- Chlamydia [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Jowell

Dr. Gibson -- Chlamydia [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Jowell

Ovarian Cancer [24 Jul 1998]

Ann Keen -- Ovarian Cancer [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Boateng

Column: 743

Haemophiliacs [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Wigley -- Haemophiliacs [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Boateng

Psychiatric Units (Secure Beds) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Stinchcombe -- Psychiatric Units (Secure Beds) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Boateng

Column: 744

Mesothelioma [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Oona King -- Mesothelioma [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Boateng

Medicines Commission [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Ben Chapman -- Medicines Commission [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Jowell

Column: 745

Community Health Councils [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Alan Simpson -- Community Health Councils [24 Jul 1998]

Ms Jowell

Child Migrants [24 Jul 1998]

Audrey Wise -- Child Migrants [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Boateng

DUCHY OF LANCASTER [24 Jul 1998]

People's Panel [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Gibb -- People's Panel [24 Jul 1998]

Dr. David Clark

Column: 746

MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO [24 Jul 1998]

Millennium Dome [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Millennium Dome [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Mandelson

Millennium Dome (Transport) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Peter Ainsworth -- Millennium Dome (Transport) [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Mandelson

CABINET OFFICE [24 Jul 1998]

Lobbyists [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Lobbyists [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Mandelson

Mr. Baker -- Lobbyists [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Mandelson

Official Travel [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Official Travel [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 747

Mr. Mandelson

Freedom of Information White Paper [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Freedom of Information White Paper [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Mandelson

Column: 748

Overseas Visits [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Overseas Visits [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Mandelson

Column: 747

Column: 747

Ministerial Speeches [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Ministerial Speeches [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Mandelson

TREASURY [24 Jul 1998]

BCCI Report [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Vaz -- BCCI Report [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Darling

Working Families Tax Credit [24 Jul 1998]

Jackie Ballard -- Working Families Tax Credit [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

Jackie Ballard -- Working Families Tax Credit [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 748

Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

Jackie Ballard -- Working Families Tax Credit [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

Local Authority Assets [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Charles Clarke -- Local Authority Assets [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Darling

National Asset Register [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Charles Clarke -- National Asset Register [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 749

Mr. Darling

National Parliaments [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Denzil Davies -- National Parliaments [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Darling

Income Tax [24 Jul 1998]

Kate Hoey -- Income Tax [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

Gas-powered Vehicles [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Gas-powered Vehicles [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

Public Service Agreements [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Baker -- Public Service Agreements [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 750

Mrs. Liddell

Comprehensive Spending Review [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Alan W. Williams -- Comprehensive Spending Review [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Darling

Ministerial Visits [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Forth -- Ministerial Visits [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Gordon Brown

Ernst and Young [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Gibb -- Ernst and Young [24 Jul 1998]

Mrs. Liddell

Life Offices [24 Jul 1998]

Mr. Derek Twigg -- Life Offices [24 Jul 1998]

Column: 751

Mrs. Liddell

Column: 752