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Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on Wednesday 26 May 1999

Here you can browse the Written Questions for answer on Wednesday 26 May of which previous notice has been given in the Notices of Questions paper. They are arranged in alphabetical order of answering Department.

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.
 


 
WEDNESDAY 26th MAY
1  
N  
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what assessment he has made of health risks related to higher dose supplements and vitamins.
(85268)
2  
N  
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, what negotiations he has had with his European Union partners on policy relating to higher dose supplements and vitamins.
(85269)
3  
  
Mr David Maclean (Penrith and The Border):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will account for the delay in responding to the question from the Right honourable Member for Penrith and the Border of 13th May [84698]; and if he was in possession of a provisional agenda at the time of issuing a holding answer.
(85632)
4  
  
Mr David Maclean (Penrith and The Border):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will publish the latest agenda of the Fisheries Council of 10th June, prior to the meeting.
(85633)
5  
  
Mr David Maclean (Penrith and The Border):    To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, if he will list those areas (a) he will raise and (b) he expects other member states will raise at the forthcoming Agriculture Council meeting on 30th May to 1st June.
(85636)
6  
  
Mr Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if he will make a statement on his responsibilities in relation to the funding of the BBC's commercial activities.
(85507)
7  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on his contribution to the debate at the WEU Council of 10th May on European Defence and Security after Amsterdam; what (a) matters and (b) documents were discussed; and what decisions were taken.
(85523)
8  
  
Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on progress made in discussions between his Department and the Inland Revenue regarding re-payment of tax on pensions awarded prior to 31st March 1973 which have been reclassified.
(85614)
9  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what progress has been made towards reducing class sizes for five, six and seven year olds.
(85521)
10  
N  
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what representations he has received regarding the introduction of the Disability Rights Commission and its impact on business competitiveness.
(85151)
11  
N  
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what assessment he has made of the impact on business costs of the implementation of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
(85152)
12  
N  
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what measures he will take to ensure that the Disability Rights Commissioner provides technical support to employers and service providers in Coventry.
(85153)
13  
N  
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what representations he has received concerning disability leave agreements.
(85154)
14  
  
Mr David Maclean (Penrith and The Border):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if he will publish the latest agenda of the Education Council of 7th June.
(85634)
15  
N  
Bob Russell (Colchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if he will list for schools in Essex Education Authority the change in the average size of classes taught by one teacher between January 1998 and January 1999 for pupils in (a) nursery classes, (b) Key Stage Two and (c) secondary schools.
(84580)
16  
  
Mr David Willetts (Havant):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what guidance he received from the Cabinet Office relating to the procedures for the appointment of his new special adviser, Mr Tom Engel.
(85545)
17  
  
Mr David Willetts (Havant):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, what will be the responsibilities of his new special adviser Mr Tom Engel.
(85542)
18  
  
Mr David Willetts (Havant):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, if he will list those areas on which his special adviser Mr Tom Engel will not receive papers or give advice, so as to avoid conflicts of interest, as specified in the model contract for special advisers.
(85544)
19  
  
Mr David Atkinson (Bournemouth East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on his Department's discussions with the Confederation of Burial Authorities on the sale of memorials to the public.
(85526)
20  
  
Mr Eric Clarke (Midlothian):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what progress he has made in his consideration of the draft decisions submitted to him by the Environment Agency on Sellafield MOX plant.
(85629)
21  
N  
Mr Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans he has to introduce legislation to make mandatory the tests set out by the Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee in its 1997 report on The Import and Export of Radioactive Waste; and if he will make a statement.
(85463)
22  
N  
Mr Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what steps his Department takes to ensure that contracts for the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel are compatible with the policy set out in the 1995 White Paper Review of Radioactive Waste Management Policy on the import and export of radioactive waste.
(85462)
23  
N  
Mr Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will order an independent inquiry to establish whether current contracts for the reprocessing of foreign spent nuclear fuel in the UK meet the tests recommended by the Radioactive Waste Management Advisory Committee in its 1997 report on The Import and Export of Radioactive Waste; and if he will make a statement.
(85464)
24  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on his policy on the building of new council housing in England and Wales.
(85519)
25  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what estimate he has made of the tonnage of freight which has transferred from road to rail in each of the last three years; and if he will make a statement.
(85520)
26  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what surveys his Department has commissioned on the amount of asbestos which is present in buildings which are still in use; and if he will make a statement.
(85518)
27  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what estimate he has made of the number of local authority properties which are regarded as unfit for human habitation.
(85517)
28  
  
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on the progress of the planning appeal in relation to Belmont Stables, Mill Hill.
(85619)
29  
  
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on the progress in respect of its planning decision in relation to Barnet Football Club, Copthall Stadium.
(85617)
30  
  
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on the progress in respect of the planning decision in relation to the RAF East Camp Site, Colindale.
(85618)
31  
N  
Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what representations he has received from UK airlines concerning the future of US/UK civil aviation agreements.
(85479)
32  
N  
Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if it is the Government's policy to retain responsibility for bilateral negotiations with third countries on civil aviation agreements.
(85480)
33  
N  
Mr Bernard Jenkin (North Essex):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what recent discussions his Department has held with their US counterparts concerning the future of US/UK civil aviation agreements; who was present at those meetings; what were the agenda and the conclusions; and if he will make a statement.
(85478)
34  
  
Mr Barry Sheerman (Huddersfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, if he will make a statement on the reasons for the delay in the delivery of the recommendation from the inspector on the Heathrow fifth terminal.
(85513)
35  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what discussions he has had with (a) BNFL and (b) the United States Nuclear Authorities in respect of BNFL proposals to import irradiated spent nuclear fuel from the US-based Yankee Power utility for storage at Sellafield.
(85615)
36  
  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans he has to issue new guidelines to planning authorities regarding a precautionary approach to permissions pertaining to the publication of the findings of the National Radiological Protection Board on the non-thermal effects of microwave technology.
(85616)
37  
N  
Mr Harry Barnes (North East Derbyshire):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when the position of Independent Adjudicator for the Inland Revenue was established; how this position is advertised and appointed; how many complaints in each year since its establishment have been referred to the Independent Adjudicator for the Inland Revenue; how many were (a) upheld and (b) dismissed; and what representations he has received concerning parliamentary scrutiny of the appointment of the Independent Adjudicator for the Inland Revenue.
(85350)
38  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will place in the Library a copy of the European Presidency's draft for a European Employment Pact, as discussed at ECOFIN on 10th May.
(85524)
39  
  
Mr Brian Cotter (Weston-Super-Mare):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what response he has received to the consultation document, Financial Promotion; and what steps he is considering to help eliminate the equity gap in respect of the funding of smaller high-technology new businesses.
(85656)
40  
  
Mr Stephen Hesford (Wirral West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to introduce a tax on currency speculation; and if he will make a statement.
(85620)
41  
N  
Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he will publish the Bates Report on the private finance initiative; and if he will make a statement.
(84993)
42  
N  
Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish the second Bates Report on the private finance initiative.
(84994)
43  
N  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, for what reasons 2 per cent. remains his inflation target; and if he will make a statement.
(85349)
44  
N  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what changes to current economic policy would be required to achieve a 2 per cent. inflation target by the end of 2000.
(85348)
45  
  
Ms Jenny Jones (Wolverhampton South West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make it his policy to support Oxfam's proposal of a human development window when reviewing the working of the HIPC initiative at the G8 summit.
(85539)
46  
N  
Mr Francis Maude (Horsham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what consultations he has had with the Governor of the Bank of England with regard to the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices.
(85385)
47  
N  
Mr Francis Maude (Horsham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the current and future use of the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices as a measure of inflation in the United Kingdom.
(85387)
48  
N  
Mr Francis Maude (Horsham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to introduce legislation to change the measure of inflation used by the Bank of England to define progress towards achieving the Government's target rate of inflation; and if he will make a statement.
(85384)
49  
N  
Mr Francis Maude (Horsham):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what consultations (a) Treasury Ministers and (b) Treasury officials have had with officials of the Bank of England with regard to the use of the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices as a measure of inflation in the past 12 months.
(85386)
50  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many British nationals have been charged with drug offences while staying in Cyprus in each of the last three years.
(85516)
51  
  
Tom Cox (Tooting):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on relations with Sudan.
(85532)
52  
  
Mr David Maclean (Penrith and The Border):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will account for the delay in replying to the questions from the Right honourable Member for Penrith and the Border, Official Report, columns 349-50, [84699 and 84697]; and if a provisional agenda was available at the time of the holding answers.
(85631)
53  
  
Mr John Maples (Stratford-on-Avon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will estimate the total cost of the compensation for loss of pension rights which his Department has agreed to pay to former employees of GCHQ.
(85508)
54  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the implications for human health of the use of vaccines which in their early stage of manufacture had used bovine material prohibited for use in human food.
(85492)
55  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the evidence given by Mrs Edwina Currie to the BSE Inquiry in respect of the use of vaccines which in their early stage of manufacture had used bovine material prohibited for use in human food (a) in general and (b) in relation to the level of risk relating to injecting infected material.
(85493)
56  
N  
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of (a) those people who have been in long-term care or nursing homes for four years or more and (b) all people in long-term care or nursing homes continue to pay part or all of their fees.
(85226)
57  
  
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what review he is undertaking of the pay of electro-physiological technologists within the NHS; and to which pay review body he intends to allocate these workers for future pay reviews.
(85515)
58  
N  
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will estimate the average cost of four years' care in a nursing home.
(85228)
59  
N  
Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on mandatory market testing in the NHS.
(85146)
60  
N  
Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list those NHS trusts that have (a) been created, (b) merged and (c) been dissolved since 1st April 1998.
(85147)
61  
N  
Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to publish an advice circular on the continuation of mandatory market testing in the NHS.
(85148)
62  
N  
Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he intends to publish the PFI Process and Products Review; what are the reasons for the delay in publication; and if he will make a statement.
(85149)
63  
N  
Mr Kelvin Hopkins (Luton North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to abolish mandatory market testing within the NHS.
(85150)
64  
  
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that the impact of the use of computerised systems in respect of call-outs by Staffordshire Ambulance Service is disseminated to other ambulance services in the United Kingdom.
(85537)
65  
  
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the response rate times achieved by Staffordshire Ambulance Service.
(85536)
66  
  
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent representations he has received from (a) organisations, (b) honourable Members and (c) others about the response rate times achieved by Staffordshire Ambulance Service.
(85535)
67  
N  
Helen Jones (Warrington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many posts are currently vacant in each high-security hospital for (a) nurses, (b) nursing assistants, (c) occupational therapists, (d) forensic psychologists and (e) psychiatrists.
(85388)
68  
  
Mr David Maclean (Penrith and The Border):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish the latest agenda of the Health Council meeting of 8th June.
(85635)
69  
  
Mr Paul Marsden (Shrewsbury and Atcham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the first payment from the travel fund for the Child Migrant Trust will be made; and if he will make a statement.
(85654)
70  
  
Mr Paul Marsden (Shrewsbury and Atcham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 18th May, Official Report, column 376, on cancer, which new and health technologies are being considered for the National Institute for Clinical Excellence's work programme; and if he will make a statement.
(85660)
71  
  
Mr Lembit Öpik (Montgomeryshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what actions his Department intends to take in order to assist people suffering from the after effects of strokes.
(85512)
72  
  
Mr Llew Smith (Blaenau Gwent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research has been conducted by, or on behalf of, his Department into the health risks of the use of bovine serum in the manufacture of MMR vaccines.
(85534)
73  
N  
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what publicly funded research is being carried out into the causes of interstitial cystitis; and if he will make a statement.
(84970)
74  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, who owns the Tote.
(85482)
75  
N  
Helen Jones (Warrington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the police forces in England and Wales which have produced guidance for their officers on dealing with mentally-disordered offenders.
(85389)
76  
N  
Helen Jones (Warrington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what training is currently provided for police officers in England and Wales on dealing with mentally-disordered offenders.
(85390)
77  
N  
Mr David Lidington (Aylesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he expects to make an offer under Option C of the Firearms Compensation Scheme to Mr R. A. J. Coe (reference FCS 052048).
(85477)
78  
  
Mr David Maclean (Penrith and The Border):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received on the disappearance of a criminal file from police records relating to Stephen Lawrence; and if he will make a statement.
(85630)
79  
  
Fiona Mactaggart (Slough):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the local authorities which have applied for a grant to defray the costs of support for asylum seekers with children, the amounts which they have been granted and the numbers of (a) families and (b) children involved.
(85561)
80  
  
Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his Answer of 20th May, Official Report, column 445, on the K4 Committee, if he (a) sent details of the agenda items to the Home Affairs Committee and (b) had consultations with United Kingdom bodies concerning mutual recognition of criminal court decisions.
(85563)
81  
N  
Mr Michael Moore (Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he expects the taskforce chaired by the Director General of the Prison Service to report to him on the management of Her Majesty's Young Offenders Institution and Remand Centre, Feltham.
(85485)
82  
  
Mr Gerald Kaufman (Manchester, Gorton):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if she will list the sums of debt owed to the United Kingdom by each developing country.
(85525)
83  
  
Mr Roy Beggs (East Antrim):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, when she will update her assessment of the unit cost per household in Northern Ireland for the provision of sewage disposal facilities.
(85623)
84  
  
Mr William Ross (East Londonderry):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if she will list for the week ended Saturday 22nd May the number of violent incidents involving paramilitary groups which took place in Northern Ireland, indicating how many involved (a) Loyalist and (b) Republican groups.
(85621)
85  
  
Mr William Ross (East Londonderry):    To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if she will list for the week ended Saturday 22nd May the number of (a) punishment beatings and (b) punishment shootings which took place in Northern Ireland indicating how many in each category were committed by (i) Loyalist and (ii) Republican groups.
(85622)
86  
N  
Sir Peter Tapsell (Louth and Horncastle):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 26th May.
(85080)
87  
  
Mr David Willetts (Havant):    To ask the Prime Minister, if the appointment of Mr Tom Engel as a special adviser to the Secretary of State for Education and Employment was approved by the Prime Minister.
(85543)
88  
  
Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh and Berwickshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what consultations were undertaken with fishing organisations in advance of the Scottish Adjacent Waters Boundaries Order 1999.
(85527)
89  
  
Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh and Berwickshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what rights in respect of consultation are available to Scottish fishermen operating in the areas of sea, responsibility for which is transferred by the Scottish Adjacent Water Boundaries Order 1999 with regard to oil, gas and other subsea operations.
(85531)
90  
  
Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh and Berwickshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will make a statement on the impact on activities of the Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency of the Scottish Adjacent Waters Boundaries Order 1999.
(85529)
91  
  
Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh and Berwickshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will set out the reallocation of responsibilities between the United Kingdom Parliament and the Scottish Parliament as a result of the Scottish Adjacent Water Boundaries Order 1999.
(85528)
92  
  
Mr Archy Kirkwood (Roxburgh and Berwickshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, if he will make a statement setting out the effects on the jurisdiction of the Scottish courts for waters in the area of sea transferred by the Scottish Adjacent Water Boundaries Order 1999.
(85530)
93  
N  
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, if he will estimate what the fraud savings from the automation of benefit payments at post offices would have been had the project been completed on schedule.
(85229)
94  
  
Ms Jenny Jones (Wolverhampton South West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, what progress has been made with the plans to reform the Child Support Agency; and when he expects to announce his proposals.
(85540)
95  
  
Fiona Mactaggart (Slough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, how many families with children who applied for asylum at a port of entry to Britain in the last financial year have been in receipt of income support.
(85562)
96  
  
Mr John M. Taylor (Solihull):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, when the Child Support Agency White Paper is due to be published.
(85624)
97  
  
Steve Webb (Northavon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his Answer of 25th January, Official Report, column 49, regarding publication of take-up estimates, (a) when he now expects to publish such estimates and (b) for what reason there has been a further delay in publication.
(85637)
98  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will make a statement on the proceedings of the Energy Council of 11th May relating to the millennium bug in the energy sector; what documents were discussed; and what contribution he made to the debate.
(85522)
99  
  
Mr Tim Boswell (Daventry):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what arrangements he will make to ensure that single vehicle car imports are compliant with EU safety requirements.
(85611)
100  
  
Mr Tim Boswell (Daventry):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what arrangements he will make to ensure that consumers are kept informed of specification differences between UK-sourced new cars and single vehicle imports.
(85612)
101  
  
Mr Tim Boswell (Daventry):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will make a statement on (a) the difficulties in the process of introducing full competition in the domestic electricity market two years ago, (b) the undertakings he gave on the timetable for market opening and (c) the actions he took to accelerate the process of market opening.
(85609)
102  
  
Mr Tim Boswell (Daventry):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will list (a) the decisions announced in section 36 and section 14 consents for gas-fired electricity power plants during 1999 and (b) the factors determining whether such applications were approved or refused.
(85610)
103  
N  
Mr Harry Cohen (Leyton and Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what plans he has to implement the recommendations of the Law Commission's report on Corporate Neglect; and if he will make a statement.
(85481)
104  
N  
Mr Tim Collins (Westmorland and Lonsdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, when he was first informed of negotiations between British Nuclear Fuels plc and Maine Yankee Atomic Power on the reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel at Sellafield; and if he will make a statement.
(85461)
105  
  
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, when he proposes to respond to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission Report on the selling of raw milk; and if he will make a statement.
(85533)
106  
  
Ms Jenny Jones (Wolverhampton South West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, when he expects to announce the outsome of the consultation exercise on strategic export controls.
(85538)
107  
  
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what plans he has to review the Electricity Act 1989 with regard to access for way leaves and compensation to be paid.
(85546)
108  
  
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will publish a breakdown of his Department's budget for advertising the elections to the National Assembly for Wales.
(85511)
109  
  
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what representations he has received about the appointment of the Agriculture Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales.
(85514)
110  
  
Mr Dafydd Wigley (Caernarfon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, which committee within the National Assembly for Wales will be responsible for the activities of CADW; and if he will issue revised guidelines on its responsibilities.
(85541)
111  
  
Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, what plans he has to extend fuel duty rebate to community transport schemes.
[Transferred] (85613)
112  
  
Mr Paul Marsden (Shrewsbury and Atcham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, how many children living in Shrewsbury and Atcham fall into the eldest child category for purposes of calculating the number who qualify for child benefit.
[Transferred] (85655)
113  
  
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will estimate the proportion of those he expects to claim the disabled person's tax credit who will be paying (a) no national insurance contributions and (b) contributions of less than 25 times the lower earnings limit in each of the next five years.
[Transferred] (85509)
114  
  
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many disabled people and people with a long-term illness in work he expects to pay (i) no contributions and (ii) contributions of less than 25 times the lower earnings limit in each of the next five years; and if he will give this figure as a proportion of the total number of this group in work.
[Transferred] (85510)


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