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Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on Friday 17 July 1998

Here you can browse the Written Questions for answer on  Friday 17 July of which previous notice has been given in the Notices of Questions paper. They are arranged in alphabetical order of answering Department.

For other Written Questions for answer on  Friday 17 July, of which no previous notice has been given, see the Order of Business.

For Written and Oral Questions for answer from Monday 20 July, see Part 2 of this Paper.

Notes:
* Indicates a Question for Oral Answer.
+ Indicates a Question not included in the random selection process but accepted because the quota for that day had not been filled.
[N] Indicates a Question for Written Answer on a named day, i.e. the Member has indicated under S.O. No. 22(4) the day on which he wishes the Question to be answered.
[R] Indicates that a relevant interest has been declared.
 


 
FRIDAY 17th JULY
1  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which his Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if he will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if he will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51267)
2  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will make a statement on the effect that the outcome of the Comprehensive Spending Review will have on the future funding of public-good research into the horticulturally-related areas of (a) GMOs, (b) reduction in pesticides usage and (c) food quality.
(51457)
3  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, pursuant to the Comprehensive Spending Review of the amount of money spent on agriculture and horticulture research by his Ministry with outside bodies, if it will remain unchanged in real terms.
(51486)
4  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what steps he will take to safeguard GMO trials from interference by third parties.
(51458)
5  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what representations he has received in support of an EU-wide ban on the export of live horses for slaughter.
(51379)
6  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will publish the number of live horses exported for slaughter within the EU by country of destination in each of the last three years.
(51378)
7  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what representations he has made to the European Commission in support of a community-wide ban on the export of live horses for slaughter.
(51380)
8  
  
Mr Eric Martlew (Carlisle):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what representations he is making regarding the impact of EU Commission Regulations 623/98 on the manufacture of Cumberland rum butter.
(51455)
9  
N  
Mrs Caroline Spelman (Meriden):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, who is the present holder of the lease for Nobel House, Smith Square.
(51221)
10  
  
Mr Anthony Steen (Totnes):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will list the current EU assistance projects to the fishing industry, indicating the amount spent on each by country in the last year for which figures are available.
(51465)
11  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which his Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if he will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if he will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51269)
12  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many new jobs he estimates will be created in the tourist sector over the next five years.
(51032)
13  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make a statement on the future of the English Tourist Board.
(51033)
14  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what initiatives his Department has taken in respect of developing sustainable tourism within the United Kingdom.
(51031)
15  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to his Answer of 6th July, Official Report, column 344, on Millennium tourism, how many of the new millennium attractions, which are to appear in The New Map of Britain, are outside London; and if he will list those in the North West.
(51184)
16  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will give a breakdown of the total cost of the application process for the BBC Board of Governors.
(51521)
17  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many structured telephone interviews were conducted for the BBC Board of Governors; and for which posts.
(51517)
18  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, who was on the interviewing panel for the BBC Board of Governors; and what criteria were used to establish membership.
(51522)
19  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many people applied for each of the vacant positions on the BBC Board of Governors.
(51520)
20  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many personal interviews for the BBC Board of Governors were conducted; and for which posts.
(51523)
21  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many (a) women and (b) ethnic minority applicants there were for the BBC Board of Governors as a percentage of the total number of applicants.
(51516)
22  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, where and on how many occasions the application process for the BBC Board of Governors was advertised.
(51515)
23  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what interviews were held for the BBC Board of Governors; and for which posts.
(51518)
24  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how the final decision in the selection for the BBC Board of Governors was reached; and who was responsible.
(51514)
25  
  
Sir Raymond Powell (Ogmore):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what qualifications were sought for successful applicants for the BBC Board of Governors.
(51519)
26  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is the policy of his Department on the use of chrysotile asbestos in environmental projects for which his Department is responsible.
(51240)
27  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what financial assistance is available from his Department to help in the cost of a person visiting a war grave in a European war grave cemetery.
(51241)
28  
N  
Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the support in terms of (a) finance, (b) personnel and (c) advice which his Department is supplying to the Sri Lanka Army Staff College at Batafanda.
(50940)
29  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Strategic Defence Review, if he will make a statement on the future of the Territorial Army in Chorley.
(51030)
30  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what has been the cost to public funds of expenses for Lords-Lieutenant in England in each of the last 10 years.
(50261)
31  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what funds have been earmarked in years (a) eight, (b) nine and (c) 10 of his Department's long-term costings for the replacement carriers.
(50960)
32  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what cash savings his Department will achieve through restructuring the TA; what proportion of those savings will (a) be re-allocated to the regular army and (b) form part of his Department's efficiency savings.
(51036)
33  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list those properties and lands identified for disposal by his Department.
(51037)
34  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the basis for his Department's assumption that Smart procurement will achieve savings of two per cent. or £2 billion.
(50958)
35  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Strategic Defence Review, if he will make a statement on the basis of his Department's assumptions that receipts from sales of properties and land from the Defence Estate will double over the next four years.
(50963)
36  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the means by which industry will meet the stockholding requirements of his Department for weapons, equipment and clothing following the disposal of current stocks.
(50964)
37  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list the (a) market and (b) book value of stockholdings which his Department intends to dispose of over the next three years.
(50956)
38  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how he intends to implement the Treasury's proposal for least cost procurement.
(50955)
39  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what long-term financial savings his Department will achieve through the reduction of (a) military and (b) civilian manpower.
(50957)
40  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Strategic Defence Review, on what basis his Department estimated that the defence share of GDP will fall from 2.7 to 2.4 per cent. in 2002.
(50962)
41  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will list the one-off departmental asset sales, with cash values, which will offset the reduction of defence expenditure from £915 million to £685 million by 2002.
(50961)
42  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to paragraph 72 of the Strategic Defence Review, Cm. 3999, if details of nuclear materials withdrawn from safeguards for non-weapons uses will be made public prior to their withdrawal.
(51419)
43  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if, pursuant to paragraph 72 of the Strategic Defence Review, Cm. 3999, he will list the current location of the (a) 7.6 tonnes of plutonium, (b) 21.9 tonnes of highly enriched uranium and (c) 15,000 tonnes of other forms of uranium.
(51412)
44  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to paragraph 72 of the Strategic Defence Review, Cm. 3999, what is his Department's definition of weapons grade plutonium.
(51413)
45  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to paragraph 72 of the Strategy Defence Review, Cm. 3999, what were the reactors of origin of the 7.6 tonnes of defence plutonium; and if he will list its isotopic composition.
(51418)
46  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, what assessment he has made of the consistency of Clause 33.3 of the Treaty of Canterbury with the Government's policy of open government.
(51373)
47  
N  
Jackie Ballard (Taunton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what consultation took place on the establishment of beacon schools; and what responses were received.
(50951)
48  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if he will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which his Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if he will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if he will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51270)
49  
N  
Maria Fyfe (Glasgow, Maryhill):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if the NUS Scotland will be represented on the independent review body to be set up to examine how the Government's proposals for the Scottish fourth year exemption are working.
(51045)
50  
N  
Mr Damian Green (Ashford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, when he will launch the Millennium Volunteers Scheme.
(51051)
51  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what steps he will take to increase the number of available mathematics teachers.
(51041)
52  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what advice his Department provides to schools on the use of gum shields in contact sports.
(51389)
53  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, how rough sleepers will be (a) recruited to the New Deal and (b) helped off the streets by the New Deal.
(51246)
54  
  
Bob Russell (Colchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what assessment he has made of the impact his spending plans will have as regards enabling temporary classrooms in the Colchester constituency to be replaced with permanent accommodation by July 2002.
(51285)
55  
N  
Mr Robert Walter (North Dorset):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, when statistics for the New Deal will be available on a constituency basis.
(50840)
56  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will list the species of (i) flora and (ii) fauna identified as being in danger of extinction within the United Kingdom in (a) 1986, (b) 1991 and (c) 1996.
(50931)
57  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what is his policy in respect of foodstuffs containing oil derived from seals; and if he will make a statement.
(50934)
58  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans he has to improve the legal protection of sites of special scientific interest.
(50929)
59  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what recent assessment he has made of the impact on wildlife of the present abstraction levels from rivers; and if he will make a statement.
(50933)
60  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what factors underlie the rate of damage to SSSIs over the last five years.
(50930)
61  
N  
Mr Ben Bradshaw (Exeter):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what provision has been made for cyclists on (a) the new Millennium Bridge, (b) the rebuilt Hungerford Bridge and (c) Southwark Bridge.
(50952)
62  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will issue guidance to housing authorities and housing associations supporting prospective elderly tenants who already have and wish to retain a pet.
(50937)
63  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, pursuant to his Answer of 13th July, Official Report, columns 9-10, concerning recycled land, what completion date he has set for local authorities undertaking the identification work.
(50935)
64  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will assess the recommendations of the Electoral Reform Society, contained in the report Predictable and Unaccountable, with reference to the electoral arrangements for the Greater London Assembly.
(50941)
65  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which his Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if he will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if he will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51274)
66  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what guidance he (a) has given and (b) intends to give for the control of emissions in respect of the incineration of specified risk material by power stations.
(51242)
67  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, how many (a) motorcycle drivers and (b) pillion passengers have been killed in road accidents in England and Wales in each of the last three years.
(51245)
68  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will list those organisations invited to attend the seminar hosted by London Transport on the procedures to be adopted for the transfer of London Underground infrastructure to the private sector.
(51376)
69  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will list the rail routes on which the achievement of target journey times deteriorated substantially between 1993 and 1998.
(51372)
70  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on his policy on open government with reference to (a) his Department, (b) its agencies, (c) its non-departmental public bodies and (d) corporate organisations within his Department's control; and what steps he plans to take to encourage the provision of information by such bodies.
(51483)
71  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what work BAA plc has carried out recently at his Department's request on a scheme for a close parallel runway at Gatwick.
(51377)
72  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if his Department will carry out an assessment of the benefits and disbenefits of the three major South East airports being owned by the same operator.
(51374)
73  
N  
Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what (a) percentage and (b) number of long leaseholders have taken advantage of the provisions contained in the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 to enfranchise.
(50942)
74  
N  
Mr Barry Gardiner (Brent North):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, how many leaseholders living in blocks of flats of 50 units or more have successfully enfranchised their leases under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.
(50948)
75  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what grants the Government proposes to make available for the conversion of taxi cabs to use road fuel gas.
(50965)
76  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will introduce a pilot scheme to monitor the benefits of taxi cabs running on road fuel gas.
(50966)
77  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what measures he proposes to assist the conversion of buses to use road fuel gases.
(51034)
78  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will introduce pilot schemes to monitor the advantages and disadvantages of converting buses to use road fuel gases.
(51035)
79  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will list the reports on MEL's traffic modelling for the Birmingham Northern Relief Road prepared by (a) his Department and (b) advisers to his Department following the report by Transport Planning Associates on the three Birmingham Northern Relief Road bids and preceding the signing of the concession agreement for the Birmingham Northern Relief Road; and if he will indicate who undertook them.
(51512)
80  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what changes in the subsidy arrangements for housing benefit for council tenants have been brought about as a result of the Comprehensive Spending Review.
(51510)
81  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what additional market research was carried out by MEL into the potential use of the Birmingham Northern Relief Road following the report by Transport Planning Associates on the three Birmingham Northern Relief Road bids and preceding the signing of the concession agreement for the Birmingham Northern Relief Road.
(51513)
82  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what steps his Department is taking to (a) review the environmental impact of airports and (b) assess the need for further legislation to control the impact of aircraft noise on residential areas; and if he will make a statement.
(51390)
83  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, how many road traffic related (a) accidents, (b) fatalities and (c) injuries have been reported on the A40 trunk road between Gloucester and Shipton Solers in each of the last 10 years for which figures are available.
(51387)
84  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans he has to reinstate bridleways severed by motorway construction and road improvement works; and if he will make a statement.
(51382)
85  
  
Mr Patrick McLoughlin (West Derbyshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, how many planning applications have been called in during each of the last 10 years and how many to date in 1998.
(51409)
86  
N  
Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, how many NHS employees in Wales were killed or injured at work in each year since 1991.
(51236)
87  
  
Mr Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans his Department has for long-term monitoring of the effects of sludge dumping in Liverpool Bay; and what will be the role of water companies in such monitoring.
(51383)
88  
  
Mr Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what research his Department has evaluated regarding the effects of major inshore algal blooms on the distribution of pollutants in coastal areas with particular reference to the (a) metal absorbing capabilities and (b) bubble scavenging properties of algae.
(51384)
89  
  
Mr Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what research his Department has evaluted on the potential health risks of foam and sludge deposits left by Phacosystic algae blooms on the shore line.
(51385)
90  
  
Mr Adrian Sanders (Torbay):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, how many car driving tests were conducted during the last five years for which figures are available.
(51277)
91  
N  
Mr Keith Simpson (Mid Norfolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if the forthcoming Roads Review will announce the completion of the dualling of the A11.
(50959)
92  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what steps he is taking to inform interested parties of the Government's policy at the forthcoming ministerial meeting of the OSPAR convention in Portugal; and if he will place in the Library the United Kingdom's submissions to the negotiating committee for the conference.
(51410)
93  
  
Dr Howard Stoate (Dartford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will list by council in England the percentage of each budget allocated to voluntary organisations in each financial year since 1992-93.
(51287)
94  
  
Mr Andrew Stunell (Hazel Grove):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans he has to introduce energy performance testing of buildings occupied by government departments and to evaluate and publish their environmental performance.
(51437)
95  
  
Mr Kevin Barron (Rother Valley):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much revenue was raised from each of the taxes payable on each category of tobacco products in the last year for which figures are available.
(51484)
96  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what transitional measures he has put in place in respect of the abolished duty free sales.
(49973)
97  
  
Mr Denzil Davies (Llanelli):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if the Treasury will enter into public service agreements with (a) the National Assembly for Wales and (b) the Scottish Parliament.
(51464)
98  
  
Mr Denzil Davies (Llanelli):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his oral statement of 14th July, Official Report, column 193, if he will specify the quangos which will be cut, indicating the total sum saved as a consequence.
(51460)
99  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received from (a) the Accountancy Standards Bureau and (b) others about the treatment of public-private partnerships in the national accounts.
(51511)
100  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his oral statement of 14th July, Official Report, column 191, if he will list the subsidies that he has assessed as no longer justifiable together with the most recent estimate of their cost in the last year.
(51509)
101  
  
Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will seek to establish a co-ordinating committee for those EU members not participating in Stage Three of Economic and Monetary Union.
(51265)
102  
N  
Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his Answer of 13th July, Official Report, column 61, on the Bank of England, what is the length of the lease and the amount of passing rent expressed in £ per square foot per annum for the Bank of England Office for Wales.
(51231)
103  
N  
Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will list the dates and circumstances on which consent (a) before the event and (b) retrospectively in the past five years has been sought for land acquisition and sales involving (i) the Welsh Development Agency, (ii) the Scottish Development Agency and (iii) English Partnerships.
(51223)
104  
N  
Mr Menzies Campbell (North East Fife):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his Answer to the honourable Member for Merthyr Tydfil of 4th December 1997, Official Report, column 300, on torture equipment, what progress was made during the UK presidency of the European Union in encouraging member countries to introduce similar restrictions on the export of torture equipment to those introduced in the United Kingdom by the Government on 28th July 1997.
(50724)
105  
N  
Mr Michael Howard (Folkestone and Hythe):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on the objectives of the Minister of State's four day mission to discuss issues affecting Sudan.
(50944)
106  
N  
Mr Michael Howard (Folkestone and Hythe):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when he expects to make an announcement on the issue of British citizenship for residents of overseas territories.
(50943)
107  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to encourage the education of the public in artificial resuscitation techniques.
(50947)
108  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 9th July, Official Report, column 611, concerning hospital discharge procedures, what timetable departmental officials are working to; and when he expects to publish his decision.
(50939)
109  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what factors led to his decision to continue the United Kingdom challenge to the EU Commission's use of the 1995 Budget to fund demonstration projects in the field of poverty and social exclusion.
(50945)
110  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton and Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 7th July, Official Report, column 451, concerning continence supplies, what monitoring his Department will conduct on how the extra resources are deployed by the health service.
(50938)
111  
N  
Mr Dennis Canavan (Falkirk West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to respond to the request for financial assistance for people with haemophilia who are infected with hepatitis C as a result of their NHS treatment.
(50477)
112  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which his Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if he will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if he will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51271)
113  
  
Dr Evan Harris (Oxford West and Abingdon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the data collated centrally by his Department concerning adult audiology and hearing aid services.
(51420)
114  
  
Dr Evan Harris (Oxford West and Abingdon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what performance indicators his Department (a) has used and (b) proposes to use for the providers of adult hearing aid services.
(51408)
115  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what measures he has taken to ensure that patients are not obstructed from access to their medical records by general practitioners.
(51043)
116  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to ensure that patients are not charged more than £10 to see their medical records.
(51044)
117  
N  
Mr David Lidington (Aylesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Royal College of Radiologists' recent report, if he will assess the cost to public funds of (a) providing 48 new linear accelerators and (b) replacing 44 existing linear accelerators.
(50949)
118  
  
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many health authorities have advertised (a) in Scandinavia and (b) elsewhere in the European Union for dentists since 1st May 1997; and if he will make a statement.
(51456)
119  
N  
Mr John Redwood (Wokingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to reduce the costs of procuring medicines for the NHS.
(51052)
120  
N  
Mr John Redwood (Wokingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he last reviewed the pharmaceutical pricing scheme for the NHS.
(51046)
121  
N  
Mr John Redwood (Wokingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what is the current rate of return used in calculating drug prices for the NHS.
(51049)
122  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer to the honourable Member for Gordon of 9th July, Official Report, column 588, what factors underlie the trends in the numbers of warrants approved; and if he will make a statement.
(50932)
123  
  
Mr A. J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the certified normal accommodation for each prison in England and Wales (a) in 1998 and (b) for each of the next seven years.
(51404)
124  
  
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the London Fire Service has spent on the services of lobbying companies in (a) the last and (b) the current financial year; and which companies have been engaged.
(51467)
125  
  
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the Metropolitan Police has spent on the services of lobbying companies in (a) the last and (b) the current financial year; and which companies have been engaged.
(51466)
126  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which his Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if he will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if he will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51273)
127  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he proposes to increase the number of police officer recruits.
(51042)
128  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the prisons in the North West which are to be re-categorised in the next few years; and if he will make a statement.
(50969)
129  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many prisons in the North West contain detoxification units.
(50967)
130  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on relations between the Governor and prison staff at HMP Wymott.
(50968)
131  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the effectiveness of the police use of CS spray.
(51394)
132  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the numbers of incidents when CS spray has been used by the police force in Gloucestershire for the most recent five years for which records are available.
(51391)
133  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the number of recorded incidents involving the use of CS gas as a criminal weapon for the most recent five years for which records are available.
(51392)
134  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received on the potential dangers posed by CS spray.
(51393)
135  
N  
Mr David Lidington (Aylesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many claims for compensation under the Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 remain outstanding in respect of the Thames Valley Police Force area.
(50936)
136  
  
Sir Nicholas Lyell (North East Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the number and rank of (a) police officers and (b) civilian staff employed in the administration support units of (i) the Metropolitan Police and (ii) each other police force in England and Wales.
(51468)
137  
  
Mr Humfrey Malins (Woking):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the article in Council Magazine by Julian Malins QC on candidates at general elections.
(51485)
138  
  
Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what level of special grant to Lancashire Constabulary has been authorised to assist with the cost of policing at the Labour Party Conference in 1998; and how the level was calculated.
(51396)
139  
  
Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what public funds have been made available to political parties to assist with the cost of (a) the policing and (b) other security measures at party conferences in Blackpool in (i) 1996, (ii) 1997 and (iii) 1998.
(51402)
140  
  
Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received from Lancashire Constabulary on the cost of policing the Labour Party Conference in Blackpool in 1998.
(51395)
141  
  
Mr Gordon Marsden (Blackpool South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what charges have been levied by Lancashire Constabulary on political parties to meet the costs of policing party conferences in each year since 1995.
(51403)
142  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Lords-Lieutenant currently serve England.
(50262)
143  
  
Sir Teddy Taylor (Rochford and Southend East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will refer the issue of lenient sentences for road traffic offences to the new Sentencing Advisory Council.
(51407)
144  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will list the governments with whom she has discussed the use of child labour in their countries during the last 12 months.
(51243)
145  
  
Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):    To ask the Minister without Portfolio, what inducements are offered to companies to sponsor zones in the Millennium Experience; and what advertising is permitted in these zones.
(51275)
146  
  
Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):    To ask the Minister without Portfolio, what meetings he has held with individuals, companies or other organisations regarding sponsorship of zones within the Millennium Dome; if he will list them; and who was responsible for taking the notes at each meeting.
(51276)
147  
  
Mr Jonathan Sayeed (Mid Bedfordshire):    To ask the Minister without Portfolio, what air-conditioning units which do not emit hydrofluorocarbons were considered for use in the Dome; and if he will make a statement.
(51290)
148  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Minister without Portfolio, pursuant to the Answer to the honourable Member for Islington North of 29th June, Official Report, column 67, what environmental impact assessments he has commissioned of the Millennium Dome and associated developments including parking and travel arrangements, for the new Millennium Experience exhibition at Greenwich; and what plans he has to apply the green government policy guidelines to further developments at the Greenwich site.
(51406)
149  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what has been the cost to public funds of expenses for Lords-Lieutenant in Northern Ireland in each of the last 10 years.
(50265)
150  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many Lords-Lieutenant currently serve Northern Ireland.
(50266)
151  
N  
Mr David Winnick (Walsall North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what is the policy of her Department towards income support applications from those currently involved in the Drumcree protest.
(51220)
152  
N  
Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list the most recent requests for investigations which the Government has made to the Committee on Standards in Public Life and the date each request was communicated to the Committee.
(51224)
153  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list the 10 longest-serving Lords-Lieutenant.
(50258)
154  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Prime Minister, how many Lords-Lieutenant he has appointed.
(50364)
155  
  
Mr A. J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will list the certified normal accommodation for each prison in Scotland (a) in 1998 and (b) for each of the next seven years.
(51405)
156  
  
Mr Ian Davidson (Glasgow, Pollok):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will list the sums of compensation paid to landowners in respect of the construction of the Ayr road route (M77).
(51462)
157  
  
Mr Ian Davidson (Glasgow, Pollok):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will assess the advantage of amending legislation to allow complaints relating to the height or position of trees to be actionable in terms of the Statutory Nuisance provisions of the current Environmental Protection Act 1990 or the Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897.
(51461)
158  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what has been the cost to public funds of expenses for Lords-Lieutenant in Scotland in each of the last 10 years.
(50259)
159  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how many Lords-Lieutenant currently serve Scotland.
(50260)
160  
N  
Mr John Swinney (North Tayside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will list (a) the planned Scottish Office expenditure for the financial years 1999-2000 to 2001-2002 in cash and real terms by category of expenditure as expressed in table 1.4 of Serving Scotland's Needs, the Government's Expenditure Plans 1998-99, in 1997-98 prices using the GDP deflator, (b) the cumulative spending planned from 1999-2000 under each category in real terms and the total cumulative spending over this period in 1997-98 prices using the GDP deflator and (c) the difference between these cumulative totals and the amount that would have been spent (i) by category and (ii) for the total Scottish block equivalent assuming that spending was maintained at 1994-95 levels in real terms at current prices using the GDP deflator.
(51219)
161  
N  
Mr James Wallace (Orkney and Shetland):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will update tables 1.3 and 1.4 in Serving Scotland's Needs, published in April, to take account of changes in and projections of expenditure consequent on the Comprehensive Spending Review.
(51050)
162  
  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what plans she has to review the assessment procedure determining eligibility for incapacity benefit.
(51411)
163  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if she will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which her Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if she will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if she will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51268)
164  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what has been the total amount of money given under the crisis loan scheme by her Department during the last 12 months.
(51244)
165  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, how many prosecutions her Department has instigated relating to landlord fraud in the Greater London area in the last 12 months.
(51266)
166  
  
Mr Gerald Kaufman (Manchester, Gorton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, when she intends to reply to the letters to her dated 2nd April, 15th May and 16th June from the Right honourable Member for Manchester, Gorton, with regard to Mrs H. Nasrin, 58 Clitheroe Road.
(51463)
167  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will regulate telephone prize winning promotions; and if she will make a statement.
(50946)
168  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what steps she has taken to ensure that the relocation and rationalisation of Companies House in 1999 will not result in a reduced level of service.
(49966)
169  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will make a statement on the current oil and gas royalties system.
(49967)
170  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will make a statement on the current status of (a) Companies House, (b) the Employment Tribunals Service, (c) the Insolvency Service, (d) the National Weights and Measures Laboratory, (e) the Patent Office and (f) the Radiocommunications Agency in respect of Investors in People.
(49968)
171  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what impact the relocation of Companies House to Bloomsbury Street will have on the number of staff employed by the Insolvency Service at that site.
(49969)
172  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what percentage of the current staff are expected still to be employed within Companies House (a) immediately, (b) six months and (c) a year after the relocation.
(49970)
173  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, how many staff will be made redundant or encouraged to take early retirement when the City Road premises of Companies House are closed.
(49971)
174  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if the current staff who exceed the proposed requirements of Companies House, following its relocation, will be re-employed within her Department.
(49972)
175  
  
Yvette Cooper (Pontefract and Castleford):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will list the grants and awards that require bids from applicants which her Department is responsible for administering and awarding (a) nationally and (b) that people and groups within Wakefield Metropolitan District are eligible to bid for; if she will publish the deadlines for these applications; and if she will produce this list on a regular basis.
(51272)
176  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what assessment she has made of the competition issues arising from the equity participation by British Airways in Eurostar.
(51289)
177  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what plans she has to investigate advertisements for devices designed to circumvent (a) odometers and (b) speed cameras.
(51288)
178  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, which environmental organisations she has consulted on the proposals in the energy review which she announced to the House on 25th June, Official Report, columns 1169-85.
(51283)
179  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, to which environmental organisations she has sent requests for comments on the proposals in her energy review announced on 25th June, Official Report, columns 1169-85.
(51281)
180  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to her oral statement of 25th June, Official Report, columns 1169-72, on the Government's review of energy sources for power generation, how many of the independent advisers to which she referred had environmental qualifications; if she will list them; and which of them gave advice on the environmental effects of her proposals.
(51284)
181  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what estimate she has made of the effect on CO‹of6›2 emission of the measures announced in her review of energy sources for power generation.
(51286)
182  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what advice she requested from (a) the Government's Panel on Sustainable Development and (b) the Round Table on Sustainable Development in the preparation of her energy review which she announced on 25th June.
(51280)
183  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what meetings she held with Friends of the Earth during the preparation of her energy review which she announced on 25th June, Official Report, columns 1169-85.
(51279)
184  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, which schemes for non-coal fired power generation she has refused during the course of the review of energy sources for power generation; and what is her estimate of the number of such applications refused during that period.
(51278)
185  
  
Mr John Gummer (Suffolk Coastal):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what discussions she has had with environmental groups since her statement on the Government's energy review on 25th June.
(51282)
186  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if he will make a statement on the impact on the United Kingdom aerospace industry of the award of the contract to Airbus Industrie to provide aircraft for US Airways.
(51038)
187  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, where the extra funding recently announced for science and engineering research will be spent in the North West.
(51039)
188  
N  
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, how much of the proposed £1.1 billion extra spending on science and engineering research will be spent in the North West.
(51040)
189  
  
Mr John Redwood (Wokingham):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what assessment she has made of the impact of (a) corporation tax, (b) the windfall tax and (c) advanced corporation tax changes made by the Government on British businesses.
(51416)
190  
  
Mr John Redwood (Wokingham):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to the oral statement by the honourable Member for Makerfield of 13th July, Official Report, column 72, what was the basis of the calculation that the Government will cut corporate tax bills by £4.5 billion.
(51415)
191  
N  
Mr John Redwood (Wokingham):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if the pharmaceutical pricing scheme for the NHS will be exempted from her proposed competition legislation.
(51048)
192  
  
Mr David Ruffley (Bury St. Edmunds):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what discussions she has had regarding the Pathway private finance initiative and its impact on sub-post offices.
(51398)
193  
  
Mr David Ruffley (Bury St. Edmunds):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what representations she has received from the Federation of Sub-Postmasters regarding the development of automated or electronic social security payments through sub-post offices.
(51399)
194  
  
Mr David Ruffley (Bury St. Edmunds):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, what assessment she has made of the impact on sub-post offices in rural areas of the introduction of electronic or automated social security payments through sub-post offices.
(51397)
195  
  
Mr Alan Simpson (Nottingham South):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will list the top 10 companies in receipt of export credit guarantees for the financial years 1995-96 and 1996-97 indicating the amount of cover given to each company for each year.
(51414)
196  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will place in the Library a copy of the 93+2 protocol on international nuclear safeguards agreed in June between Euratom, IAEA and other relevant parties.
(51400)
197  
  
Mr Denzil Davies (Llanelli):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to the Comprehensive Spending Review, if he will list the assets to be sold over the next three years by the Welsh Office and the National Assembly for Wales.
(51469)
198  
  
Mr Denzil Davies (Llanelli):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what is the total sum to be allocated out of the Welsh budget to local authorities in Wales in each of the three years covered by the Comprehensive Spending Review.
(51459)
199  
N  
Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many working days were lost through sickness, ill health or injury by NHS staff in Wales for the latest year for which figures are available; and what was the estimated total cost of those lost days.
(51237)
200  
N  
Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many medical and nursing staff have worked in occupational health in the NHS in Wales in each of the last five years for which figures are available; and what were the grades of those employees.
(51235)
201  
N  
Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what steps his Department takes to ensure that NHS trusts have adequate arrangements for recording accidents on NHS premises; what encouragement is given to staff to report accidents; and what steps the NHS Executive takes to monitor the safety performance of NHS trusts.
(51238)
202  
N  
Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many unfilled consultant or approved training posts there are in occupational health in Wales.
(51234)
203  
N  
Ms Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many whole-time-equivalent NHS consultants there are in post in Wales in occupational health; and how many are (a) full and (b) part-time.
(51233)
204  
N  
Mr Rhodri Morgan (Cardiff West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will give details and dates of occasions when (a) the Welsh Development Agency, (b) the Development Board for Rural Wales and (c) the Land Authority for Wales have sought consent either before the event or retrospectively for land development acquisitions and deals without planning permission; and if he will make a statement.
(51222)
205  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what has been the cost to public funds of expenses for Lords-Lieutenant in Wales in each of the last 10 years.
(50263)
206  
N  
Mr Jim Murphy (Eastwood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many Lords-Lieutenant currently serve Wales.
(50264)
207  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what salary will be payable to the new Chief Executive of the All Wales Ambulance Trust.
(51417)
208  
  
Mr John Redwood (Wokingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action she is proposing to take to ensure a fully competitive market in supplying drugs to the NHS.
[Transferred] (51047)
209  
  
Mr Tom Levitt (High Peak):    To ask the President of the Board of Trade, if she will list the recycling schemes for mobile telephones which have been notified to her Department.
[Transferred] (51401)
210  
  
Mr Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if the Environment Agency has an independent working computer model of the hydrographic regime of the inshore waters of the North Wales coastal region for planning and management purposes.
[Transferred] (51381)
211  
  
Mr Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will establish the factors underlying the recent high turbidity in the inshore waters along the North Wales coast.
[Transferred] (51386)
212  
  
Mr Chris Ruane (Vale of Clwyd):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if his Department will take steps to treat non-toxic algal blooms accumulated on the North Wales coast.
[Transferred] (51388)
213  
  
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe and Nantwich):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what action he is taking or plans to take following the decision by BAA to give sole access to Terminal Five at Heathrow to British Airways and its alliance partners.
[Transferred] (51375)


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