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The Questions Book

Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on
Thursday 17 May 2007

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.
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Questions for Oral or Written Answer
beginning on Thursday 17 May 2007
(the 'Questions Book')

Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on
Thursday 17 May 2007


This paper contains only Written Questions for answer on Thursday 17 May 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 Thursday 17 May of which no previous notice has been given, see the Order Paper.

For Written and Oral Questions for answer after Thursday 17 May see Part 2 of this paper.


Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
1
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many 14 to 16 year olds accessed the Enterprise Summer School Initiative in 2006; and how many he expects to access it in 2007.
(138016)
2
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) schools and (b) businesses were involved in the Enterprise Summer School Scheme in (i) each region in England, (ii) Scotland and (iii) Northern Ireland in 2006; and how many (A) have been and (B) are expected to be involved in the scheme in 2007.
(138017)
3
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many young people (a) were in 2006 and (b) will be in 2007 offered work experience placements through the Make Your Mark scheme under the Enterprise Summer School Initiative.
(138018)
4
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the cost was of each Enterprise Summer School pathfinder in (a) England, broken down by region, (b) Scotland and (c) Northern Ireland.
(138019)
5
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many employees were involved in the Enterprise Summer School scheme in 2006; and how many are expected to be involved in 2007.
(138020)
6
N
Mr John Baron (Billericay):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether his Department has made an estimate of the cost of a schools-based vaccination programme for the human papillomavirus vaccine.
(137740)
7
N
Mr John Baron (Billericay):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what funds have been allocated for a schools-based vaccination programme for the human papillomavirus vaccine.
(137741)
8
Mr Clive Betts (Sheffield, Attercliffe):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on reducing the tax burden for bingo clubs.
(138071)
9
Mr Clive Betts (Sheffield, Attercliffe):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of consistency in taxation structures for gaming products since 2003.
(138167)
10
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total cost has been of the scheme for the online registration of births, deaths and marriages; and how much is accounted for by (a) software, (b) hardware, (c) press and publicity to promote the scheme and (d) training costs.
(138062)
11
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the scheme for the online registration of births, deaths and marriages in the UK; and what assessment he has made of the suitability of the (a) scheme as a whole and (b) chosen software to handle the volume of transactions required.
(138063)
12
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what alternative schemes were considered by his Department before the adoption of the chosen scheme for the online registration of births, deaths and marriages in the UK; and what procurement process was followed for the scheme.
(138064)
13
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the name is of the software which is being used for the online registration of births, deaths and marriages in the UK; and whether the software was specifically designed for use in the UK.
(138065)
14
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what representations he has received on the introduction of the on-line registration of births, deaths and marriages in the UK; and what problems have been experienced with the service.
(138067)
15
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he expects the national scheme for the online registration of births, deaths and marriages to be reactivated; and what funds have been set aside for that purpose.
(138068)
16
Mr Mark Francois (Rayleigh):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will review the taxation and penalties incurred by those in the UK entitled to Hong Kong pensions as a result of tax refunds made by Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; and if he will make a statement.
(138014)
17
Mr Mark Francois (Rayleigh):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 26th April 2007, Official Report, column 1314W, on official hospitality, what the (a) date and (b) purpose was of each official (i) lunch and (ii) dinner he hosted in the most recent period for which the information can be provided without disproportionate cost.
(138015)
18
Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his latest estimate is of the total liabilities of unfunded public sector pension schemes as at 31st March 2006.
(137977)
19
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, which international organisations which publish assessments of the state of the UK economy he has supplied with data on total government liabilities under PPP and private finance intiative partnerships.
(138138)
20
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, whether the new Construction Industry Scheme on-line verification may be given without a validated national insurance number.
(138247)
21
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much tax revenue was received from cultural and heritage organisations registered as charities in each year since 1997.
(137981)
22
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many cultural and heritage organisations received money through the Gift Aid scheme in each year since its introduction.
(137982)
23
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the impact on the income of charities registered with the Gift Aid scheme of changes in the rates of income tax in the 2007 Budget.
(137983)
24
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proportion of cultural and heritage organisations registered as charities in the United Kingdom made use of the Gift Aid scheme in each year since its introduction.
(137984)
25
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the (a) average, (b) maximum and (c) minimum turnover of cultural and heritage organisations registered as charities in the United Kingdom making use of the Gift Aid scheme was in each year since its introduction.
(137985)
26
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 16th April 2007, Official Report, column 421W, on welfare tax credits: overpayments, how many notices of warning of legal proceedings if payment is not made were sent to individuals claiming tax credits in each month from April 2003 to March 2007.
(138050)
27
Mr Mark Prisk (Hertford & Stortford):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many software houses successfully verified their subcontractors electronically under the revised Contractors Industry Scheme by 30th April 2007.
(138085)
28
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many complaints the Financial Ombudsman Service received on private and occupational pension schemes in each of the last 10 years.
(138028)
29
N
Jeremy Wright (Rugby & Kenilworth):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on costs arising from arranging for the pension policies held with different employers of one individual to be dealt with by a single tax office.
(137637)
Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
30
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, what assessment she has made of the likely effect on third sector organisations of the reallocation of Lottery funding to pay for the 2012 Olympics.
(138054)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
31
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what changes are planned to the planning guidance in relation to mobile telephone masts; and if she will make a statement.
(138105)
32
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what representations she has received in the last six months on radiation produced by mobile telephone masts; and if she will make a statement.
(138106)
33
Michael Gove (Surrey Heath):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what advice she has received on the compatibility of the provision of architects' and surveyors' flat layout drawings in leases as photocopies in home information packs with copyright law.
(138070)
34
N
Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether she has conducted a cost/benefit analysis of home information packs; and if she will make a statement.
(137427)
35
N
Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment she has made of the effect of the disclosure of information in home information packs on the security of personal identity; and if she will make a statement.
(137921)
36
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what her policy is on building on the green belt in (a) England and (b) Oxfordshire.
(138178)
37
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what role she has played in local government reorganisation being undertaken by her Department.
(138046)
38
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the (a) name and (b) grade is of the most senior civil servant working on unitary authority bids; how long that person worked in her Department; and how much he or she is paid per annum.
(138101)
39
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if she will list her diary engagements from 1st October 2006 to 28th February 2007.
(138126)
40
Mrs Jacqui Lait (Beckenham):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, for what reasons the Planning Inspectorate requires three copies of each letter of objection to planning applications; and how many such letters the Inspectorate received on average per year over the last five years.
(138216)
41
Andrew Stunell (Hazel Grove):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps she is taking to ensure that the (a) Code for Sustainable Homes and (b) Building Regulations take account of the effects of climate change on buildings; and if she will make a statement.
(138245)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
42
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many local authorities have signed up to the new register for licensed public spaces; and how many have done so since March 2007.
(138297)
43
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when she expects the first payments from the scheme outlined in the Digital Switchover (Disclosure of Information) Bill to be made to older and disabled people.
(138298)
44
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many governing bodies have signed up to the code of practice launched in 2006 to tackle betting cheats.
(138299)
45
Mr Clive Betts (Sheffield, Attercliffe):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what measures she has considered introducing to support the bingo industry.
(138221)
46
Mr Clive Betts (Sheffield, Attercliffe):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what assessment she has made of the potential impact of the smoking ban on bingo clubs.
(138222)
47
Mr Clive Betts (Sheffield, Attercliffe):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what roles and responsibilities (a) UK Sport and (b) the British Olympic Association have in (i) preparing for and (ii) delivering elite success at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.
(138223)
48
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what advice her Department gave to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on marine heritage during the drafting of the Marine Bill.
(137986)
49
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many meetings were held between officials in her Department and officials in the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on marine heritage during the drafting of the Marine Bill.
(137988)
50
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what advice her Department gave to the Department for Communities and Local Government on heritage during the drafting of the Planning Bill.
(137989)
51
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many meetings were held between officials in her Department and officials in the Department for Communities and Local Government on heritage during the drafting of the Planning Bill.
(137990)
52
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what research her Department has conducted into the impact of climate change on the United Kingdom's heritage sites and historic environment.
(137991)
53
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what research her Department is conducting into protecting the setting of historic landscapes and heritage sites.
(137992)
54
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if her Department will incorporate means of protecting the setting of historic landscapes and heritage sites into future heritage protection legislation.
(137993)
55
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what recent representations she has received on the impact on local authorities of the Gambling Act 2005; and if she will make a statement.
(138088)
56
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what her most recent estimate is of the cost to business of implementing the requirements of the Gambling Act 2005.
(138089)
57
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will bring forward proposals for an extension to the deadline for compliance with the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005 to ensure that businesses do not have to make physical changes to premises until after peak season 2007.
(138090)
58
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what resources the Government has provided to the Sport for All initiative; and what resources have been allocated for the initiative in each of the next three years
(138147)
59
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many tourists visited the UK from (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand in each of the last 10 years.
(138212)
60
Mark Williams (Ceredigion):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 4th December 2006, Official Report, columns 104-5W, on digital television, how many qualifying households in each parliamentary constituency in Wales will be required to pay a £40 fee to access assistance.
(138148)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence
61
N
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on what dates since 1st July 2006 the aircraft with the registration HZ-124 has landed at RAF Brize Norton; on what basis this aircraft is allowed to use RAF Brize Norton; and what fees have been paid to his Department by the owners of the aircraft HZ-124 for the use of RAF Brize Norton since 1st July 2006.
(137511)
62
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what requests he has received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for the release of advice provided to him on the legality of replacing Trident.
(138048)
63
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what factors were taken into account in deciding on the timing of the movement of nuclear warheads from AWE Aldermaston to Scotland on 10th and 11th May.
(138181)
64
N
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what contribution the UK Government made to the military capacity of the government of Uganda in each of the last five years.
(137644)
65
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what progress has been made in pay negotiations with the Gibraltar Regiment; and if he will make a statement.
(137642)
66
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many deployments have been made of Territorial Army personnel based in Chorley; what role they have played in serving overseas; and if he will make a statement.
(137643)
67
Mr Kevan Jones (North Durham):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what percentage of accommodation provided by his Department to those of the rank of (a) general, (b) lieutenant general, (c) major general, (d) brigadier, (e) colonel, (f) lieutenant colonel, (g) major and (h) captain is considered to be of Standard 4 condition.
(138313)
68
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer to the hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland of 25th April 2007, Official Report, column 1115W, on ballistic missile defence: USA, what legal advice he has received on the compatibility of the upgrading of RAF Fylingdales in support of the USA Ballistic Missile Defence System with the UK's obligations under the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, Article 1.
(138157)
69
N
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many officials in his Department are involved in strategic contingency planning for the security of United Kingdom food supplies; and in what categories of posts.
(137428)
70
N
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how responsibilities for strategic contingency planning for food security are distributed between his Department and other departments.
(137429)
71
N
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he last considered the defence implications for the UK of (a) the threat of and (b) actual contamination of food supplies; and if he will make a statement.
(137430)
72
N
Mr John Randall (Uxbridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the limits are on civil aircraft movements at RAF Northolt per calendar year; and whether there are any plans for the numbers to be changed.
(137918)
73
N
Mr John Randall (Uxbridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many (a) military and (b) civilian aircraft (i) arrived at and (ii) departed from RAF Northolt in each year since 2004 for which figures are available.
(137919)
74
N
Mr John Randall (Uxbridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on how many occasions (a) the Prime Minister and (b) other Ministers of the Crown flew from RAF Northolt in each year since 2003.
(137920)
75
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the cost of (a) awarding retrospectively armed service pensions to all those armed service personnel who do not receive pensions and (b) providing pensions on retirement to those service personnel who are currently not likely to be entitled to a pension.
(138022)
76
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many ex-service personnel pensioners who served in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force do not receive a full Armed Service Pension.
(138058)
77
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel in the (a) Army, (b) Royal Navy and (c) Royal Air Force have served less than (a) nine years as an officer and (b) 12 years at any other rank.
(138059)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Education and Skills
78
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many teachers have applied to the £2 million fund for the professional development of music teachers; and how much of that fund is expected to be spent.
(138296)
79
Mr Tim Boswell (Daventry):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if he will make a statement on progress on twinning British schools with schools abroad.
(138061)
80
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, which policy documents his Department has published since the establishment of the Learning and Skills Council that are relevant to its work.
(138134)
81
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what proportion of people receiving advice from the Connexions service was identified as needing intensive support in each year since the service was established.
(138135)
82
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what proportion of 16 to 18 year olds were not in eduction, employment and training in each year since the establishment of the Connexions service.
(138163)
83
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many people received advice from the careers service in each year from 1990 to 2000.
(138164)
84
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many pupils from the maintained sector applied to study (a) physics, (b) chemistry, (c) biochemistry, (d) psychology and (e) sports sciences at (i) a Russell Group university and (ii) other universities in each of the last five years.
(138117)
85
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many people not in employment, education or training were aged (a) under 19, (b) under 21 and (c) under 25 years (i) in each constituency, (ii) local education authority and (iii) region in the latest period for which figures are available.
(138118)
86
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the participation rate in higher education is of people aged 18 to 21 in (a) each parliamentary constituency, (b) each local council area and (iii) each electoral ward in the latest year for which figures are available.
(138203)
87
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of current levels of fee payments to foster carers; how many foster carers receive no fee payment; how many foster carers are dependent on state benefits; and if he will make a statement.
(138111)
88
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if he will take steps to set up a transformation fund for local authorities to enable them to make fee payments to foster carers; and if he will make a statement.
(138112)
89
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if he will include in the White Paper following Care Matters proposals for regulatory change to enable young people to stay in care longer; and if he will make a statement.
(138113)
90
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if he will include in the White Paper following Care Matters proposals for a registration scheme for foster carers; and if he will make a statement.
(138114)
91
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the proposed timescale is for the publication of the White Paper following the Green Paper Care Matters: Transforming the Lives of Children and Young People in Care.
(138115)
92
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if he will include in the forthcoming White Paper following Care Matters provision for national standards for fee payments to foster carers; and if he will make a statement.
(138116)
93
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many Sure Start children's centres closed in each of the last five years; and how many such centres were the subject of requests to him for additional resources without which the centre would be closed in each year.
(138091)
94
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, pursuant to the Answer of 28th March 2007, Official Report, columns 1538-9W, on children's centres, whether he would expect to be informed in all cases of closures of Sure Start children's centres; and of how many such closures he has been informed since 28th March 2007.
(138092)
95
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what financial provision the Government has committed to provision of sport in schools.
(138146)
96
Keith Vaz (Leicester East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the reasons are for delays in the rebuilding of schools in Leicester under the Building Schools for the Future scheme; and if he will make a statement.
(138151)
97
Keith Vaz (Leicester East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, when his Department was informed that the company Centerprise had made the decision not to provide computer equipment in Leicester under the Building Schools for the Future projects.
(138152)
98
Keith Vaz (Leicester East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what discussions officials from his Department have had with (a) Leicester City Council and (b) Centerprise on the decision by Centerprise not to provide computer equipment for schools in Leicester.
(138153)
99
Keith Vaz (Leicester East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what estimate his Department has made of the costs by delays in the Building Schools for the Future projects in Leicester.
(138154)
100
Keith Vaz (Leicester East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, when he expects work to begin on the rebuilding and refurbishment of (a) Soar Valley, (b) Judgemeadow and (c) Beaumont Leys schools; and if he will make a statement.
(138155)
101
Keith Vaz (Leicester East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what discussions he plans to have with Leicester City Council on the Leicester Building Schools for the Future projects.
(138156)
102
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many admissions appeals were (a) heard and (b) successful for pupils in (i) Eastbourne and (ii) East Sussex in each year since 1997.
(138024)
103
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how much funding his Department plans to allocate to East Sussex Local Education Authority for the Building Schools for the Future programme in the next phase of the programme.
(138025)
104
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how much capital expenditure there was in the education sector in (a) Eastbourne and (b) East Sussex in each year since 1997.
(138026)
105
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many unauthorised absences were recorded in (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) Eastbourne and (ii) East Sussex in each year since 1997, broken down by type of institution.
(138027)
106
Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what recent discussions he has held with (a) the National Association of Schoolmasters/Union of Women Teachers, (b) the Health and Safety Executive and (c) the National Governors Association on health and safety within schools.
(138252)
107
Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what recent discussions he has held on vertical tutoring; and if he will make a statement.
(138256)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
108
Gregory Barker (Bexhill & Battle):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the extent of the requirement for expenditure on new capacity in water infrastructure.
(138052)
109
N
Mr Roger Gale (North Thanet):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the number of environmental grazing (a) cattle and (b) sheep used for land maintenance rather than for food production purposes in England.
(137316)
110
N
Mr Roger Gale (North Thanet):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what welfare and veterinary provision is made for non-food environmental grazing animals; and if he will make a statement.
(137317)
111
Mr Philip Hollobone (Kettering):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will visit a dairy farm in Kettering constituency to discuss farmgate milk prices.
(138053)
112
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what change there has been in farm gate milk prices in (a) Lancashire and (b) England in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.
(137640)
113
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what change there has been in beef prices paid to farmers in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.
(137641)
114
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what funding his Department has provided for research into a diagnostic test for strangles.
(138096)
115
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to eradicate strangles in the UK.
(138097)
116
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what research his Department has commissioned into the (a) detection, (b) prevention and (c) eradication of strangles.
(138098)
117
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to promote a code of practice for farmers for dealing with cases of strangles.
(138099)
118
Daniel Kawczynski (Shrewsbury & Atcham):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking (a) to develop a blood test for strangles and (b) to fund research to do so.
(138100)
119
Mr Mark Todd (South Derbyshire):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he has taken to establish a national dataset of (a) public rights of way and (b) tree preservation orders to assist cross-compliance enforcement.
(137971)
120
Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many prosecutions for the offence of fly-tipping there were in (a) England and Wales and (b) the West Midlands Region in each of the last three years.
(138251)
121
Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps he is taking to encourage local authorities to increase the amount of information they submit to the Flycapture database.
(138253)
122
Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many fly-tipping incidents were reported through the Flycapture database by each local authority in their most recent returns.
(138255)
123
Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the cost is of maintaining the Flycapture database.
(138257)
124
Bill Wiggin (Leominster):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when he expects to have the weblinks on his Ministerial blog updated; and how much he estimates this will cost.
(138220)
125
Bill Wiggin (Leominster):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether ruminants arrived in Dover by ferry from Calais on 5th May 2007.
(138303)
126
Mr Rob Wilson (Reading East):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what percentage of UK recyclable waste was exported to (a) China and (b) other countries by (i) ship and (ii) other forms of transport in the latest year for which figures are available; what tonnage this represented; and what controls or restrictions are placed on the end disposal of exported waste.
(138121)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
127
Mr David Anderson (Blaydon):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports she has received on recent disturbances in Karachi; and if she will make a statement.
(138109)
128
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations she received from other states party to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty at the preparatory committee meeting for the next review conference of the Treaty on the UK's compliance with Article 6 of the Treaty.
(138049)
129
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations she has made to the US Administration on its release of Luis Posada Carriles from detention.
(138179)
130
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which officials and ministers comprise the United Kingdom delegation to the prepatory committee to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty Review Conference 2010; if she will publish on her Departmental web site all speeches made by the United Kingdom to the Committee in Vienna and list their URLs; and what support was provided by her Department to non-Governmental organisations to attend the committee between 30th April and 11th May.
(138182)
131
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what funds have been spent since 2005 by British embassies to EU countries on (a) events and (b) organisations to support UK strategic priorities pertaining to the Government's EU policies, with particular reference to (i) the euro and (ii) the EU constitution.
(138137)
132
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if she will place in the Library a copy of her Department's response to the European Commission's 2006 White Paper on a European Communications Policy.
(138139)
133
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations she has made to the Russian government on anti-Estonian demonstrations.
(138142)
134
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what reports her Department has received of the recent alleged Russian cyberwarfare attacks on Estonian government sites; and if she will make a statement.
(138143)
135
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations the Government has made to (a) Russia and (b) Estonia on the recent confrontation over the movement of a war memorial; and if she will make a statement.
(138144)
136
Sir Gerald Kaufman (Manchester, Gorton):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when she expects to answer the letter of 19th March from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton on Ms R. O'Brien.
(137973)
137
Mr Edward O'Hara (Knowsley South):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if she will hold discussions with her Turkish counterpart and with the Turkish administration in Northern Cyprus on the full re-opening of Famagusta.
(138316)
138
Mr Edward O'Hara (Knowsley South):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether (a) a Minister of her Department and (b) an official of the British High Commission in Cyprus has visited the closed area of Famagusta.
(138317)
139
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representation there is of HM the Queen at the ceremonies held to mark each public holiday, national day and ceremonial day in (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand.
(138122)
140
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with the Australian government on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
(138171)
141
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with the Australian government on whaling.
(138172)
142
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much her Department spent on staff offices in the UK in each of the last five years.
(138173)
143
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many (a) Australian and (b) New Zealand nationals successfully applied for UK tourist visas in each of the last five years.
(138174)
144
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand on Anzac Day.
(138176)
145
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the situation in Eastern Sudan.
(138177)
146
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether she has plans to meet the Governor General of (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand.
(138209)
147
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many UK nationals took up residence in (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand in each of the last 10 years.
(138210)
148
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when HRH The Prince of Wales last visited (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand.
(138211)
149
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans she has to meet the Foreign Minister of (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand.
(138213)
150
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether HM the Queen has visited New Zealand in the last five years.
(138214)
151
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans there are for official visits to the UK by members of the governments of (a) Australia and (b) New Zealand.
(138215)
152
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the political situation in Zambia.
(138237)
153
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the Government is taking to assist in finding a solution to the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
(138238)
154
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many British citizens are permanently resident and working in Nigeria.
(138239)
155
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the UK is taking to strengthen its relationship with the African Union.
(138240)
156
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps the UK is taking to stop the production of heroin in Afghanistan.
(138241)
157
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps her Department is taking to secure the safe return of the BBC journalist Alan Johnston; and if she will make a statement.
(138242)
158
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment she has made of the recent International Conference on Iraq; and if she will make a statement.
(138243)
159
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the situation in Chechnya; and if she will make a statement.
(138244)
160
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of progress in relations between North and South Korea.
(138248)
161
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of the human rights situation in Vietnam.
(138249)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Health
162
Peter Bottomley (Worthing West):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Written Statement of 15th May 2007, Official Report, columns 30-1WS, on medical training (recruitment), how many and what proportion of jobs will go into round two; if she will allow doctors who could not or who mistakenly did not apply for round one to be considered for round two; whether an applicant may delay responding to a round one offer from a second choice until she or he has heard from the first choice; and how the results of the additional interviews which have been arranged as part of round one will be integrated with the results of the original round one interviews.
(138184)
163
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what percentage of the appointees to the boards of primary care trusts in each of the last five years declared political activity for (a) the Labour Party, (b) the Conservative Party, (c) the Liberal Democrats and (d) other parties.
(138066)
164
Mr Graham Brady (Altrincham & Sale West):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what percentage of GP practices in each English constituency have closed their lists to new patients.
(138069)
165
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether her Department has conducted comparative research on the cost to the NHS of treating the effects of addiction to alcohol and tobacco.
(138180)
166
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) children and (b) adults have been wating more than (i) three months, (ii) six months and (iii) one year for a cochlear implant operation.
(138259)
167
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many cochlear implant operations have been performed on (a) children and (b) adults in each NHS trust since 2002-03.
(138260)
168
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, in which strategic health authorities distance targets for access to NHS dentistry have been implemented by primary care trusts for (a) routine and (b) emergency treatment; and what distance target has been set by each.
(138261)
169
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance her Department has issued to primary care trusts on how they should interpret their duty to meet all reasonable requirements for NHS dentistry under the Health and Social Care Act 2003.
(138262)
170
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which primary care trusts are operating waiting lists for patients seeking to access primary dental care.
(138263)
171
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment her Department has made of levels of demand for NHS primary dental care.
(138264)
172
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the new General Dental Services contract on (a) access to services, (b) quality of care, (c) oral health and (d) the patient experience.
(138265)
173
Sandra Gidley (Romsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what methodology her Department uses for assessing levels of patient access to primary care dental services.
(138273)
174
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England were (i) diagnosed with and (ii) treated for age-related macular degeneration in each year since 1997.
(138217)
175
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England were registered as partially sighted in each year since 1997.
(138218)
176
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England were registered as blind in each year since 1997.
(138219)
177
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if she will take steps to make Cetuximab available to patients on the NHS for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer.
(137638)
178
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if she will direct Central Lancashire Primary Care Trust to make Cetuximab available to Mr T. Booth of Chorley constituency.
(137639)
179
N
Norman Lamb (North Norfolk):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when the additional interviews arranged for junior hospital doctor training posts will be completed; whether the interview timetable is likely to take longer than originally planned; and what the estimated cost is of the additional interviews arranged.
(137681)
180
N
Norman Lamb (North Norfolk):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 24th April 2007, Official Report, column 1046W, on the Healthcare Commission's report on NHS Treatment Centres: private sector, when the Healthcare Commission expects to publish its full report.
(137739)
181
N
Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent estimate she has made of the share of the food and drinks market that producers of healthy products have; and what guidance her Department gives local producers on the promotion of health benefits to the public.
(137603)
182
Mr Denis MacShane (Rotherham):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent meetings her Department has had with Patientline; what the outcomes were of those meetings; and if she will make a statement.
(138060)
183
Mrs Madeleine Moon (Bridgend):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many cochlear implants were carried out in each year between 2000 and 2006 in each health trust.
(138254)
184
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if she will place in the Library a copy of the contract between her Department and Chan Wheeler.
(138315)
185
Mr Dan Rogerson (North Cornwall):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if she will assess the likely effect on dental services of the decision by the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Primary Care Trust not to comply with the decision of the NHS Litigation Authority for the determination of contract activity for dental practices in Cornwall.
(137970)
186
N
Mr Andrew Smith (Oxford East):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress is being made on the implementation of the Social Partnership Forum Action Plan for maximising employment opportunities for newly qualified healthcare professionals in a changing NHS in respect of (a) integrated workforce development and planning, (b) retaining skills and knowledge, (c) health and wellbeing strategy, (d) capacity mapping, (e) occupational health and (f) managed migration.
(137314)
187
N
Mr Andrew Smith (Oxford East):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress is being made on the implementation of the recommendations of the Social Partnership Forum Action Plan for maximising employment opportunities for newly qualified healthcare professionals in a changing NHS on (a) the role of strategic health authorities, (b) the role of employers and (c) the role of higher education institutions.
(137315)
188
N
Bob Spink (Castle Point):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate she has made of the maximum cost of a quality-adjusted life year available through the NHS.
(137734)
189
N
Bob Spink (Castle Point):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the outcomes were of the Independent Review of Palliative Care Services for Children; and if she will make a statement.
(137735)
190
N
Bob Spink (Castle Point):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans she has to allocate funding to childrens' hospices; and what her timetable is for that funding.
(137736)
191
N
Bob Spink (Castle Point):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment she has made of the adequacy of the tender process for an Independent Sector Treatment Centre for South Essex; and if she will make a statement.
(137737)
192
N
Bob Spink (Castle Point):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate she has made of the cost per quality-adjusted life year of treating patients at high risk of coronary heart disease; and if she will make a statement.
(137738)
193
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations her Department has received on the (a) nature, (b) scope and (c) quality of biomedical research into chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis.
(138272)
194
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps she (a) is taking and (b) plans to take to improve diagnostic waiting time targets for chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis.
(138274)
Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department
195
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received on the treatment of women detainees at Yarl's Wood since Serco took over the management contract; and if he will make a statement.
(137995)
196
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many complaints Serco have received on the treatment of women detainees at Yarl's Wood, broken down by subject of complaint.
(137996)
197
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions he has had with Serco on its management of complaints received on the treatment of women detainees at Yarl's Wood.
(137997)
198
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent steps he has taken to improve the treatment of women detainees at Yarl's Wood.
(137998)
199
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the management contract with Serco in respect of Yarl's Wood stipulates in relation to the treatment of women detainees; and what guidance he has issued to Serco on (a) locked room detention, (b) access to or possession of mobile phones and (c) access to international news via satellite television.
(137999)
200
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) items of correspondence and (b) other representations his Department and its agencies have received from (i) hon. and right hon. Members and Peers and (ii) others on British citizenship for those born to British mothers and foreign fathers before 1961.
(138196)
201
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his Department has made of the number of foreign nationals resident in the UK who were born before 1961 to British mothers and foreign fathers.
(138197)
202
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what percentage of those foreign nationals now resident in the UK who were born to British mothers and foreign fathers before 1961 applied for British citizenship on average in each year since 2001.
(138198)
203
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether his Department has a target for the staff to detainee ratio in immigration removal centres.
(138200)
204
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) Australian and (b) New Zealand nationals are resident in the UK.
(138170)
205
Mr John Spellar (Warley):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when he expects to reply to the letter from the hon. Member for Warley of 12th March on Mrs Nagina Bi of Smethwick.
(137972)
206
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will assess the merits of establishing a regional ICT network for East Midlands police authorities.
(138305)
207
Mr Shailesh Vara (North West Cambridgeshire):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many anti-social behaviour orders were issued in each year since 2001 in each police force area, broken down by those given to people aged (a) under 16, (b) 16 to 18, (c) 19 to 25, (d) 26 to 50 and (e) 51 years and over.
(138119)
Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development
208
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate he has made in following up the Gleneagles commitments of (a) the annual increase of gross national income (GNI) to overseas aid by G8 countries since the 2005 summit and (b) the proportion of GNI being allocated to debt relief by those countries.
(138021)
209
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what progress has been made in making cheaper HIV/Aids drugs available to developing nations.
(137465)
210
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what criteria his Department uses to evaluate the impact of UK aid.
(137466)
211
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to improve economic conditions in the Middle East.
(137467)
212
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what steps his Department is taking to increase life expectancy at birth in Africa.
(137468)
213
N
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what estimate he has made of how many Acholi people (a) died, (b) were murdered and (c) were raped in each of the last five years.
(137568)
214
N
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions he has had with the government of Uganda on talks with the Lords Resistance Army.
(137569)
215
Chris Huhne (Eastleigh):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what (a) expenditure and (b) proportion of the aid budget was used to support electricity generation projects in each of the last five years.
(138102)
Questions to the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice
216
Mr David Anderson (Blaydon):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what the cost has been of Operation Safeguard.
(138258)
217
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what arrangements are in place to allow people held on remand to vote; and how many people on remand voted in the (a) recent elections for the (i) National Assembly for Wales and (ii) Scottish Parliament and (b) local elections in (A) England, (B) Scotland and (c) the last General Election.
(138103)
218
Mr Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what the cost to her Department is for each interpreter employed (a) directly by her Department, (b) through outsourcing arrangements and (c) through agencies.
(138168)
219
Mr Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what steps her Department plans to take to ensure the availability of interpreters and translators for individuals of all ethnic backgrounds taking part in court proceedings in rural areas.
(138169)
220
Mr Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many people were translating through the National Agreement on arrangements for the use of interpreters, translators and language services professionals in investigations and proceedings within the Criminal Justice System (a) in 1997 and (b) at the latest date for which the figure is available.
(138224)
221
Mr Jonathan Djanogly (Huntingdon):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what support her Department is providing to the National Register of Public Service Interpreters through the National Agreement on arrangements for the use of interpreters, translators and language services professionals in investigations and proceedings within the Criminal Justice System.
(138225)
222
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what percentage of prisoners re-offended within three years of their release in each of the last 15 years; and what percentage of those that re-offended had been diagnosed with mental health problems in each of those years.
(138186)
223
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what recent (a) discussions Ministers and officials from her Department have had and (b) representations her Department has received on the use of prison ships to reduce overcrowding in prisons.
(138187)
224
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what percentage of eligible prisoners were interviewed and assessed by the Probation Service prior to release in the last 12 months.
(138188)
225
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many inmates in prisons in the UK were diagnosed with a mental health problem in each of the last 15 years.
(138189)
226
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what estimate she has made of the number of young offenders with (a) a drug dependency problem and (b) a mental health problem.
(138190)
227
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many secure accommodation places there are for juveniles.
(138191)
228
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many (a) boys and (b) girls were held in young offender institutions in each of the last 10 years.
(138192)
229
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many (a) boys and (b) girls were held in juvenile secure accommodation in each of the last 10 years.
(138193)
230
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many (a) boys and (b) girls are being held in juvenile secure accommodation.
(138194)
231
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what the Government policy is on keeping young people held in (a) young offender institutions and (b) secure accommodation close to their family home.
(138195)
232
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what estimate she has made of the number of inmates in prisons who have mental health problems; and what plans there are to relocate them to more appropriate facilities.
(138246)
233
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 2nd May 2007, Official Report, column 1725W, on electoral systems, when the review of electoral systems currently in use in the United Kingdom began; and if she will make a statement.
(138051)
234
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, if she will revise the prison orders applying to young female offenders to make specific provision for their education.
(138086)
235
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what representations she has received on the level of education given to young female offenders; what response she has made to those representations; and if she will make a statement.
(138087)
236
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, when the Sentencing Guidelines Council and the Sentencing Advisory Panel last reviewed sentencing guidelines for convicted paedophiles.
(138307)
237
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, who is responsible for the management of convicted paedophiles within the community.
(138308)
238
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what the reoffending rate is for convicted paedophiles.
(138309)
239
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, in what ways offender management and sentencing policy protects the public from convicted paedophiles being managed within the community.
(138310)
240
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what guidelines apply to convicted paedophiles after release into the area where thay committed an offence.
(138311)
241
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what offender management guidelines are provided to local authorities on housing homeless convicted paedophiles.
(138312)
242
Mr Jamie Reed (Copeland):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, which organisations have statutory duties in the monitoring of convicted paedophiles in the community.
(138314)
243
Mr Ian Taylor (Esher & Walton):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many prisoners held in UK prisons are non-UK citizens.
(138107)
244
Mr Ian Taylor (Esher & Walton):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, how many non-UK citizens convicted of custodial offences are eligible to be repatriated to their home countries.
(138108)
245
Mr Tom Watson (West Bromwich East):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of offender rehabiliation programmes at Moorland Open Prison in South Yorkshire, with particular reference to their effect on maintaining the West Coast Mainline railway; and if she will make a statement.
(138250)
Questions to the Leader of the House
246
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the Leader of the House, what guidance is available to hon. Members' staff on action which they should take on receipt of unsolicited official documents.
(138166)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
247
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what proportion of state assets previously administered by his Department are now under the remit of the Northern Irish Assembly; what their capital value is; and if he will make a statement.
(138136)
Questions to the Prime Minister
248
Mr John Hayes (South Holland & The Deepings):To ask the Prime Minister, what legal obligations there are for members of the Privy Council to adhere to the terms of their oath of membership; and if he will make a statement.
(138140)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Scotland
249
N
Jo Swinson (East Dunbartonshire):To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how many spoiled ballots there were in the local authority elections held in Scotland on 3rd May.
(137567)
Questions to the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission
250
Adam Afriyie (Windsor):To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, when the Electoral Commission's five-year plan 2007-08 to 2011-12 is expected to be published.
(138104)
251
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what consideration the Speaker's Committee has given to the response of the Electoral Commission to the report by the Committee on Standards in Public Life on the work of the Commission, Cm. 7006.
(138199)
252
Mr Jimmy Hood (Lanark and Hamilton East):To ask the honourable Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission, what the terms of reference are for the Electoral Commission's review of the Scottish Parliamentary and local government elections held on 3rd May.
(138120)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
253
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what estimate his Department has made of the number of women who were made redundant after becoming pregnant in each of the last five years for which figures are available.
(138201)
254
Janet Anderson (Rossendale & Darwen):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, whether the application by Coronation Power to erect a windfarm on Reaps Moss will be subject to ministerial approval.
(137994)
255
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many £50,000 fines have been issued to companies using silent calls to contact consumers.
(138294)
256
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what estimates his Department has received from Ofcom of the levels of silent calls made by companies; and how the levels have changed over the last 12 months.
(138295)
257
Mr Mark Francois (Rayleigh):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, whether his Department has allocated funding to Bridges Community Ventures beyond the £20 million announced in May 2002.
(138013)
258
Mr Stewart Jackson (Peterborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what estimate has been made of the likely annual cost to businesses with 50 to 150 employees of compliance with the Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations from 6th April 2008; and if he will make a statement.
(138110)
259
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what funding his Department allocated to the (a) Arts and Humanities Research Council, (b) Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, (c) Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, (d) Economic and Social Research Council, (e) Medical Research Council, (f) National Environment Research Council and (g) Science and Technology Facilities Council in each of the last 10 years.
(138133)
260
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what representations he has received requesting a review of the applicability of the Nightwear Regulations to pyjamas.
(138093)
261
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will assess the merits of extending to pyjamas the flammability requirements of the Nightwear Regulations applying to other nightwear.
(138094)
262
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the reasons are for the differences in the safety flammability requirements set out by the Nightwear (Safety) Regulations 1985 for pyjamas and nightdresses; and if he will make a statement.
(138095)
263
Mr Andrew Mitchell (Sutton Coldfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how much and what proportion of the own resources of (a) Advantage West Midlands and (b) English Partnerships has been spent since establishment, excluding private sector leverage and European Union funding resources directly allocated by Government to deal with the MG Rover situation, on projects located within the administrative boundaries of Birmingham City Council.
(138072)
264
Andrew Rosindell (Romford):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the primary (a) imported and (b) exported goods and services are between the UK and (i) Australia and (ii) New Zealand.
(138175)
265
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what recent discussions he has had with regulatory bodies on the cost to customers of utility companies' customer helplines.
(138306)
266
Jon Trickett (Hemsworth):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how much methane was extracted from former colliery sites in (a) the UK, (b) West Yorkshire and (c) Hemsworth constituency in the most recent year for which figures are available.
(138141)
267
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many wind turbines there are in East Sussex; and where they are located.
(138029)
268
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will bring forward proposals for legislation on the availability of guest beers in public houses.
(138275)
269
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what steps he plans to take to improve access to markets for small brewers.
(138276)
270
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if he will review the appropriateness of the system whereby public houses are tied to a pub company or brewer; and if he will make a statement.
(138277)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport
271
N
Adam Afriyie (Windsor):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated in the last five years on the potential effect of high-speed rail on demand for air travel; and what plans it has to commission further research.
(137566)
272
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe & Nantwich):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the total cost has been of the UK Government's commitment to the Galileo project; what further commitments have been entered into since the original agreement with the EU; and if he will make a statement.
(138204)
273
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe & Nantwich):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will reissue the recent guidance on the rules governing compensation for air passengers within the EU, ensuring that the rights of UK passengers are made clearer.
(138205)
274
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe & Nantwich):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which EU countries are not complying with the European Directive on compensation for air passengers.
(138206)
275
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe & Nantwich):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many communication satellites are envisaged for the Galileo project; what timescale is provided for its completion; and what changes in funding and organisation have resulted from the decision of the private sector partners not to honour future funding provisions.
(138207)
276
Mrs Gwyneth Dunwoody (Crewe & Nantwich):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, who is responsible for the security regime operating for passengers in UK airports; what standardisation exists throughout the EU to ensure that equal security provisions are imposed on all European travellers; and if he will make a statement.
(138208)
277
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what research (a) his Department and (b) the Highways Agency (i) is undertaking and (ii) has undertaken into (A) potential solutions to the traffic congestion in the vicinity of Stonehenge and (B) alternative routes to redirect the A303 away from Stonehenge following the public inquiry into the A303 at Stonehenge completed in 2005.
(137987)
278
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what the change in the level of non regulated fares on South West Train services was in each year since 2000-01; and if he will make a statement.
(138123)
279
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether South West Trains has met all of its performance targets in each year since 2001; and if he will make a statement.
(138124)
280
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much funding the local transport authority in East Sussex received (a) in total, (b) per mile of road and (c) per head of population in each year since 1997.
(138057)
281
Mark Williams (Ceredigion):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment his Department has made of the potential effects of implementing the European Rail Traffic Management System.
(138145)
282
Mark Williams (Ceredigion):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress has been made in easing train congestion problems at Birmingham New Street Station.
(138149)
283
Mark Williams (Ceredigion):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will make a statement on train platforming at Birmingham New Street Station for Arriva Trains Wales services.
(138150)
284
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps he plans to take to increase the role of social enterprise organisations in the provision of public transport.
(138266)
285
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, which barriers to entry to the market in the provision of bus services he has identified; and what steps he plans to take to remove the barriers identified.
(138267)
286
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department plans to take to reduce the level of traffic congestion on the A19 road, with particular reference to the stretch between Wynyard and Portrack.
(138268)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
287
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Job Centre Plus offices have closed in each region in England since 2005.
(138300)
288
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Link Age Plus centres have been established in the last 12 months; where they were established; and what budget has been allocated to Link Age Plus.
(138301)
289
Tony Baldry (Banbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many fatalities at work were recorded in (a) 2005 and (b) 2006; and how many have been recorded in 2007.
(138302)
290
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will estimate the annual cost of uprating state pensions to pensioners over 80 years of age arising from the additional 25p per week allowance alone.
(138183)
291
N
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of (a) households and (b) persons in the UK who are in receipt of both tax credits and one or more income-related benefit.
(137512)
292
Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much the Child Support Agency spent on (a) stationery, (b) business cards and (c) building signs in each year since 1997.
(137974)
293
Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the impact of increasing the upper earnings limit for personal accounts in line with the proposed increase in the upper earnings limit for National Insurance contributions on the intended focus of personal accounts on those on median and below median earnings.
(137975)
294
Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he has taken to protect the assets of pension schemes in wind-up with a deficiency of assets, pending the outcome of the review he has established.
(137976)
295
Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many whole-time equivalent staff are responsible for (a) brand management and (b) marketing at the Child Support Agency; and what the cost was of those staff in the last 12 months.
(137978)
296
Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many whole-time equivalent staff are employed in his Department's branding team; and what the cost was of those staff in the last 12 months.
(137979)
297
Mr Philip Hammond (Runnymede & Weybridge):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 3rd May 2007, Official Report, columns 1828-9W, on departments: training, how many staff in his Department attended (a) self development and (b) self awareness training courses in 2006.
(138000)
298
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what easements of Pension Credit procedures there were within the Pensions Service in each year from April 2001 to April 2007; and if he will make a statement.
(138125)
299
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will hold discussions with the Chief Executive of Jobcentre Plus on making all jobcentre customer telephone lines freephone numbers.
(138304)
300
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, which key stakeholders the unclaimed scheme assets review team (a) has met and (b) plans to meet.
(138031)
301
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many representations the unclaimed scheme assets review team has received.
(138032)
302
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what criteria were used in the selection of the team which will review the possibility of using unclaimed assets and other potential funding sources.
(138033)
303
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the likely effect of the removal of 180 posts at the Carers' Allowance Unit in Preston on services provided by the Unit.
(138034)
304
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the running cost was of the freephone Pension Credit telephone number which advises pensioners where to send their Pension Credit application form in the latest period for which figures are available.
(138035)
305
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Pension Credit application forms were requested (a) on the Pensions Credit application form telephone number 0845 6060 265 and (b) in total in each month since the service has been offered.
(138036)
306
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Pension Credit application forms were downloaded from the Pension Credit website in each month since the service has been provided.
(138037)
307
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many calls the Pension Credit telephone number 0800 99 1234 received in each month since the service was offered.
(138038)
308
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pension tracking application forms were submitted to the Pension Tracking Service in each month since the service has been offered; and how many pensions were successfully traced in each month.
(138039)
309
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pension tracking application forms were requested (a) on the Pensions Tracking application form telephone number 0845 6002 537 and (b) in total in each month since the service has been offered.
(138040)
310
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many requests for pension scheme tracking the Pension Tracking Service of the Pension Service received on telephone number 0845 6002 537 in each month since the service has been offered.
(138041)
311
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what total cost has been of providing the Pension Service Forecasting Helpdesk since its inception.
(138042)
312
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many requests of information or assistance with regard to state pension forecasts have been received on the pensions service helpdesk telephone number 0845 601 8040.
(138043)
313
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many state pension forecasts were calculated over the telephone on numbers 0845 3000 168 and 0845 3000 169 in each month since the service has been provided.
(138044)
314
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many state pension forecasts were calculated through submission of the (BR19) form to the retirement pension forecasting team at the Pensions Service in each month since the service has been provided.
(138045)
315
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many state pension forecast forms were downloaded in each month since the service has been provided.
(138055)
316
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many state pension forecasts were calculated on the forecasting e-service based on the Pensions Service website in each month since the service has been provided.
(138056)
317
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the (a) expertise and (b) training requirements of trustees of pension fund schemes.
(138269)
318
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps he plans to take to improve the governance arrangements of pension fund scheme trusts.
(138270)
319
Mr Iain Wright (Hartlepool):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department is taking to improve understanding of chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis among employers.
(138271)
Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
320
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment his Department has made of the long-term financial effect of (a) reducing the basic rate of tax from 22p to 20p and (b) abolishing the 10p lower level of tax on pensions over the next (i) 10, (ii) 20, (iii) 30, (iv) 40 and (v) 50 years.
[Transferred] (138030)
Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
321
Paul Holmes (Chesterfield):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, how many cultural and heritage organisations were registered as charities in the United Kingdom in each year since 1997.
[Transferred] (137980)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Education and Skills
322
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many prisoners achieved (a) GCSEs, (b) A/S or A levels and (c) other qualifications in each of the last 15 years.
[Transferred] (138185)
323
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many hours of education 10-17 year old female offenders received on average per week in the last period for which figures are available; and who supervises the (a) delivery and (b) effectiveness of this education.
[Transferred] (138165)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
324
N
Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Gateshead East & Washington West):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the Local Government Association's proposal on permitting local authorities to provide incentives for residents who assist in raising recycling performance.
[Question Unstarred] (137591)
325
N
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government on the potential environmental impact of the code for sustainable housing.
[Question Unstarred] (137589)
326
N
Kitty Ussher (Burnley):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what guidance his Department publishes on the contribution that the behaviour of individuals is capable of making to the reduction of carbon emissions from homes.
[Question Unstarred] (137604)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Health
327
Dr Vincent Cable (Twickenham):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what process is in place to continue to review the potential health impacts of mobile telephone masts; and what plans she has to report any changes in the scientific assessment.
[Transferred] (138084)
Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department
328
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people (a) arrested, (b) charged and (c) convicted under the Terrorism Act 2000 were from (i) East Sussex and (ii) Eastbourne in each of the last five years.
[Transferred] (138023)
Questions to the honourable Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission
329
Mr Dai Davies (Blaenau Gwent):To ask the honourable Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, whether Ministers attending the House for Question Time or other Parliamentary business should wear their security passes in a visible position at all times.
[Transferred] (138047)
Questions to the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice
330
James Brokenshire (Hornchurch):To ask the Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 16th January 2007, Official Report, columns 1027-8W, on Disorder Penalty Notices, when she expects the evaluation of the pilot undertaken in six police force areas for issuing penalty notices for disorder to 10 to 15 year olds to be completed; and if she will make a statement.
[Transferred] (138202)

 
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