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The Questions Book

Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on
Wednesday 11 July 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.
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Questions for Oral or Written Answer
beginning on Wednesday 11 July 2007
(the 'Questions Book')

Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on
Wednesday 11 July 2007


This paper contains only Written Questions for answer on Wednesday 11 July of which previous notice has been given in the Notices of Questions paper. They are arranged in alphabetical order of answering Department.

For other Written Questions for answer on Wednesday 11 July of which no previous notice has been given, see the Order Paper.

For Written and Oral Questions for answer after Wednesday 11 July see Part 2 of this paper.


Questions to the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
1
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, how many and what percentage of distributors of electrical and electronic equipment are members of a distributor take-back scheme.
(149072)
2
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, how many and what percentage of distributors of electrical and electronic equipment have initiated a take-back yourself scheme.
(149074)
3
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, what guidance his Department provided on the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment regulations to distributors of electrical and electronic equipment before 1st July; and what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of that guidance.
(149075)
4
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, what estimate his Department has made of the number of distributors of electronic equipment who are not in a distributor take-back scheme or offering a take-back yourself service; and if he will make a statement.
(149076)
5
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, what estimate he has made of the number of people in (a) the UK, (b) the West Midlands and (c) Tamworth whose income rose on the introduction of the minimum wage.
(149270)
6
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149060)
7
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149183)
8
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to the staff of (a) his Department and (b) its predecessor have been (i) investigated and (ii) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149261)
Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
9
N
Mr Mark Hoban (Fareham):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 27th June 2007, Official Report, column 747W, on the Delivery Unit, what the subject was of all joint reviews carried out by the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit in each financial year since 2001-02.
(148978)
10
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many and what percentage of 19 to 21 year olds were (a) economically inactive and not in full-time education and (b) unemployed in each year since 1997, broken down by local education authority.
(149097)
11
Sir Gerald Kaufman (Manchester, Gorton):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will reply to the letters dated 23rd April and 23rd May from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton to the Chairman of HM Revenue and Customs on Mr Tallat Ayub.
(149155)
12
Anne Main (St Albans):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of his Department's mechanisms for the monitoring of agencies specialising in international money transfers; and if he will make a statement.
(149162)
13
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149057)
14
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149181)
15
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149241)
16
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the gross value added of Cornwall was in each year since 1979.
(149361)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families
17
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will bring forward measures to abolish the practice of maintained faith schools of giving priority to children on the grounds of religious belief and practice in admissions criteria; and if he will make a statement.
(149264)
18
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of its (a) revenue and (b) capital funding each maintained secondary school designated as having a particular religious character or ethos, and which gives priority in admissions on such grounds, received from the public purse in 2006-07.
(149265)
19
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the legal basis is for maintained schools to give priority in their admissions arrangements and criteria to children on the grounds of religious belief and practice.
(149266)
20
John Bercow (Buckingham):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, when he expects the minutes of the meeting of the Third Sector Forum for Children and Young People on 23rd April to be published; and what the reason is for the time taken to publish them.
(149206)
21
N
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many students in the Ribble Valley constituency left full-time education at the age of 16 in each of the last 10 years.
(148985)
22
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what area of school playing fields in (a) England, (b) the North West and (c) Ribble Valley have been sold in the last 10 years.
(149062)
23
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the average area of playing fields per school in the state sector is in (a) England, (b) the North West and (c) Ribble Valley.
(149063)
24
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what funding is available for the improvement of disabled access in Ribble Valley schools.
(149065)
25
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many foster parents are required in the Gravesham area to meet current demand for placements.
(149303)
26
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many schools in Gravesham use (a) streaming and (b) setting.
(149304)
27
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the pay scales for a newly qualified teacher were in each year since 1996.
(149268)
28
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, pursuant to the Answer of 4th July 2007, Official Report, column 1099W, on teachers: science, what steps he is taking to ensure that there is a sufficient number of new teachers with a specialism in (a) physics and (b) chemistry.
(149159)
29
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the average salary was of (a) a primary school teacher, (b) a primary school headteacher, (c) a secondary school teacher and (d) a secondary school headteacher in (i) cash terms and (ii) real terms in each year since 1995; and if he will make a statement.
(149061)
30
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of Key Stage 2 pupils are in classes of 30 pupils or more.
(149067)
31
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what his most recent estimate is of capital spending in real terms on schools in each year from 1996-97 to 2010-11; and if he will make a statement.
(149068)
32
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will make a statement on progress on Building Schools for the Future.
(149069)
33
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many specialist schools there were in each year from 1997 to 2007; what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of specialist schools in raising performance; and if he will make a statement.
(149070)
34
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the mark required for an A grade in GCSE in mathematics was in each year since 1988-89.
(149077)
35
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what assessment he has made of the performance of local education authorities in England; which authorities have been assessed by his Department as having unsatisfactory performance; and if he will make a statement.
(149078)
36
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of children were educated in independent schools in each year from 1997 to 2007.
(149079)
37
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what assessment he has made of the reasons for girls performing on average more highly than boys in GCSE examinations; and if he will make a statement.
(149080)
38
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many schools were in (a) special measures and (b) receipt of intensive local authority support in each local authority area in each year since 1996; and if he will make a statement.
(149081)
39
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the running costs of Ofsted were in each year from 1992-93 to 2006-07; what Ofsted's planned running costs are in 2007-08; and if he will make a statement.
(149082)
40
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many Ofsted school inspections took place in each year from 1992-93 to 2006-07; how many have taken place in 2007-08; and if he will make a statement.
(149083)
41
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of schools he expects to provide extended hours services in each year to 2011; and if he will make a statement.
(149099)
42
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what his most recent estimate is of capital spending per pupil by independent schools in England; and if he will make a statement.
(149100)
43
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in each local authority area have no on-site facilities for producing hot school lunches.
(149105)
44
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what information his Department collects on the (a) quality, (b) availability and (c) takeup of school lunches; and if he will make a statement.
(149106)
45
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of secondary school pupils were in classes with over (a) 30 pupils, (b) 25 pupils and (c) 20 pupils in each year from 1990-91 to 2007-08.
(149107)
46
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the average size, by pupil numbers, of English secondary schools was in each year from 1990 to 2007; and if he will make a statement.
(149108)
47
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what real terms change in schools funding he plans for each year from 2007-08 to 2015-16; and if he will make a statement.
(149109)
48
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what his most recent estimate is of the pupil-teacher ratios in secondary schools in the (a) state and (b) private sector; and if he will make a statement.
(149110)
49
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what progress has been made towards the target set in the 2006 Budget to bring state school funding per pupil up to the private school level; and if he will make a statement.
(149113)
50
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many Sure Start children's centres there were in England in each year from 1996-97 to 2006-07; and what estimate he has made of the likely number of such centres in each year from 2007-08 to 2010-11.
(149114)
51
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of children in English schools took school meals in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement.
(149118)
52
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, whether all English schools meet the food-based and nutrient standards for lunch and non-lunch food.
(149119)
53
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of children achieved (a) level 4 and above and (b) level 5 in Key Stage 2 (i) mathematics, (ii) English and (iii) science in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement.
(149120)
54
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will make a statement on his Department's plans to improve financial literacy in schools.
(149121)
55
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what changes there were to the schools curriculum in each year from 1992-93 to 9th July 2007; and if he will make a statement.
(149122)
56
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of (a) 16 year olds, (b) 17 year olds and (c) 18 year olds were in full-time education or training in each year from 1997 to 2007.
(149133)
57
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, which aspects of further education in England are the responsibility of his Department; and if he will make a statement.
(149134)
58
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, whether his Department will assume lead responsibility for policy on reducing child poverty; and if he will make a statement.
(149135)
59
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will make a statement on the future of the Learning and Skills Council.
(149136)
60
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the departmental responsibilities are of each Minister in his Department; and if he will make a statement.
(149137)
61
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will make a statement on his Department's responsibilities.
(149138)
62
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, which departmental targets will transfer to his Department from the former Department of Education and Skills.
(149139)
63
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many (a) teachers, (b) pupils, (c) teaching assistants and (d) support staff there were in English (i) primary schools and (ii) secondary schools in each year since 1996-97, broken down by each local authority area; and if he will make a statement.
(149140)
64
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what average mark was required to achieve a grade (a) A, (b) B, (c) C and (d) E for GCSE (i) mathematics, (ii) English, (iii) physics and (iv) history in each year since 1990-91; and if he will make a statement.
(149141)
65
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what representations he has made to HM Treasury on changing the tax system to support families; and if he will make a statement.
(149142)
66
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, by what date he expects to reach the target of raising spending on pupils in English state schools to the equivalent level in the private education sector; and if he will make a statement.
(149143)
67
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what his estimate is of the real terms increases in his Department's budgets for (a) all spending, (b) spending on schools and (c) spending on schools capital projects for each year from 2007-08 to 2010-11; and if he will make a statement.
(149144)
68
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will list the departmental circulars, guidance notes and other communications sent by his Department and its predecessors to (a) primary school head teachers and governors and (b) secondary school head teachers and governors since 1st April 2004, indicating in each case the (i) purpose and (ii) contents of the communications; and if he will make a statement.
(149145)
69
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of appeals against permanent exclusion were decided in favour of parents in each year since 1990-91; and if he will make a statement.
(149146)
70
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many (a) temporary and (b) permanent exclusions there were of (i) 12 year olds, (ii) 13 year olds and (iii) 14 year olds in the most recent 12 months for which figures are available; what proportion those figures represented of the age cohort in each case; and if he will make a statement.
(149147)
71
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many pupils were (a) temporarily and (b) permanently excluded from English (i) infant schools, (ii) primary schools, (iii) secondary schools and (iv) colleges in each year since 1990-91, broken down by age; and if he will make a statement.
(149148)
72
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will list the grammar schools in England as at 1st January 2007, broken down by local education authority.
(149149)
73
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what his estimate is of the average level of funding per pupil in (a) state funded secondary schools and (b) private sector day schools in each year since 1990-91; and if he will make a statement.
(149150)
74
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what his latest estimate is of the number of school age pupils who have been prescribed drugs for (a) depression, (b) behaviour control and (c) mental health problems in each year from 1996-97 to 2006-07; and if he will make a statement.
(149151)
75
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what information is held by (a) schools, (b) local education authorities and (c) the Government on the family circumstances of pupils; and if he will make a statement.
(149152)
76
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what priorities have been set for his Department by the Prime Minister; and if he will make a statement.
(149153)
77
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the major causes were of permanent exclusions from English schools in the latest 12 months for which information is available; and if he will make a statement.
(149154)
78
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what the pupil-to-teacher ratio was in English (a) primary and (b) secondary schools in (i) 2006 and (ii) 2007.
(149203)
79
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what proportion of the increase in education spending since May 1997 has been allocated to higher pay; and if he will make a statement.
(149204)
80
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, if he will list the data releases planned to be made by his Department over the next 12 months; what the expected date is of each; and if he will make a statement.
(149346)
81
Mr Austin Mitchell (Great Grimsby):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what mechanism is available to (a) local authorities and (b) the Government to ensure that academy schools take appropriate numbers of (i) special educational needs students and (ii) students entitled to free school meals.
(149165)
82
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what measures he has put in place to improve the educational achievements of children in institutional care.
(149038)
83
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149040)
84
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many people in his Department and its predecessor have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149197)
85
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149258)
86
Mr Edward Vaizey (Wantage):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what discussions he has had with the entertainment industry on the effectiveness of child performance licensing by local authorities.
(149123)
87
Mr Edward Vaizey (Wantage):To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families, what guidance his Department issues to local authorities on child performance licensing.
(149124)
Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
88
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, what overarching studies he plans to undertake as part of his responsibility to make government work better.
(149224)
89
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, which buildings within one mile of the House are occupied by his Department; and what the (a) address, (b) floor area and (c) function is of each building.
(149225)
90
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, when he expects to issue a revised version of the Special Advisers' Code.
(149230)
91
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, if he will make a statement on the future role of (a) the Committee on Standards in Public Life and (b) the Business Appointments Committee.
(149231)
92
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, if he will make a statement on the future (a) role, (b) budget and (c) staffing levels of the Government Communications Network.
(149232)
93
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, whether he plans to make structural changes within his Department.
(149273)
94
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, if he will place in the Library an organogram showing the staff structure of 10 Downing Street and the Cabinet Office.
(149274)
95
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, to what use the office space previously used as the private office for the Deputy Prime Minister is being put.
(149275)
96
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149039)
97
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149259)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government
98
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment she has made of the contribution of the Holocaust Educational Trust's Lessons from Auschwitz project to (a) community cohesion, (b) race relations, (c) faith groups relations and (d) the understanding of the Holocaust by young people; and if she will make a statement.
(149285)
99
N
Lynne Featherstone (Hornsey & Wood Green):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many applications for installing a telecommunications mast were (a) granted and (b) refused in each parliamentary constituency in each of the last five years.
(148007)
100
N
Lynne Featherstone (Hornsey & Wood Green):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many telecommunications masts were installed in each London borough in each of the last five years.
(148008)
101
N
Lynne Featherstone (Hornsey & Wood Green):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many telecommunications masts were given permission to be installed in each parliamentary constituency in each of the last five years.
(148009)
102
N
Julia Goldsworthy (Falmouth & Camborne):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what targets her Department has issued to local authorities on the performance of fire services.
(148982)
103
N
Julia Goldsworthy (Falmouth & Camborne):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which fire services provide no wholetime fire cover at night across their entire service area.
(148983)
104
N
Julia Goldsworthy (Falmouth & Camborne):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment she has made of levels of night-time fire cover across the country; and if she will make a statement.
(148984)
105
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within her Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149041)
106
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many people in her Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149196)
107
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which her Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149257)
108
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the total back pay liability for all expected years is in respect of each local authority that has applied for a capitalisation direction in respect of equal pay; and how much each authority is seeking to have capitalised.
(149115)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
109
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what public funding has been made available for sports clubs and facilities in Ribble Valley; and what proportion of these funds is earmarked for Paralympic sports.
(149064)
110
N
Mr Don Foster (Bath):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to the Answer of 27th March 2007, Official Report, column 1428W, on digital broadcasting, whether the data released in accordance with the Digital Switchover (Disclosure of Information) Act 2007 will be available before the Whitehaven and Copeland switchover begins.
(148979)
111
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149042)
112
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149195)
113
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149256)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence
114
N
Mr Tobias Ellwood (Bournemouth East):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much has been spent on the Future Rapid Effects System project.
(148550)
115
N
Mr Tobias Ellwood (Bournemouth East):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which British companies are involved in the Future Rapid Effects System project; and in what capacity each plays a part.
(148551)
116
Lynne Featherstone (Hornsey & Wood Green):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the future of the Defence Export Services Organisation.
(149158)
117
Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what average time a military patient spends on each stage of the patient cure pathway.
(149312)
118
Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what surveys of patient care his Department undertakes; and if he will publish the results.
(149313)
119
Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what information and statistics his Department records on Service families regarding (a) accommodation, (b) mobility, (c) education, (d) healthcare, (e) dentistry, (f) demographics, (g) number of family members and (h) age of family members.
(149314)
120
Mr Mark Harper (Forest of Dean):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 6th March 2007, Official Report, column 1872W, on the armed forces: insurance, when he expects to place in the Library the documents referred to.
(149349)
121
N
Mr Mark Lancaster (North East Milton Keynes):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when he expects (a) 124 Fd Sqn RE(V) and (b) 129 Fd Sqn RE(V) to form.
(148980)
122
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what complaints mechanism is available to military personnel who wish to register a complaint about living accommodation provided by (a) Aspire Defence and (b) Sodhexo Defence in military establishments.
(149125)
123
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what discussions have been held with (a) Aspire Defence and (b) Sodhexo Defence on the provision of hot water in non-commissioned officers' living accommodation at Aldershot Barracks.
(149126)
124
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces training (a) accidents and (b) deaths were investigated by the Land Accident Investigation Unit between June 2006 and June 2007.
(149127)
125
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many recorded missing (a) weapons and (b) weapons parts reports were made to the Royal Military Police between May 2002 and May 2007.
(149128)
126
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what evidence has been provided by Royal Military Police forensic teams from DNA samples found on bomb (a) parts and (b) fragments in (i) Iraq and (ii) Afghanistan which match UK nationals recorded on the UK National Database.
(149129)
127
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many UK military personnel are providing close protection for EU mission staff.
(149130)
128
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149043)
129
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149194)
130
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149255)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
131
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will discuss with (a) the European Commission and (b) the Italian authorities the illegal use of driftnets by Italian fishermen in the Mediterranean.
(149282)
132
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if he will bring forward proposals to ban the sale of foie gras.
(149284)
133
N
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans he has to improve the flood defence system in East Lancashire.
(148936)
134
Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to reduce the level of waste emissions from eco-centres and recycling plants.
(149347)
135
Mr Andrew Love (Edmonton):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to prevent recycling plants and eco-centres emitting noxious smells.
(149348)
136
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, whether he has made an application to the European Solidarity Fund for funding for areas of England affected by recent flooding.
(149131)
137
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what measures have been put in place to assist those affected by floods in Shifnal in Shropshire.
(149199)
138
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149044)
139
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149193)
140
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149254)
141
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the average farm income was in (a) Cornwall, (b) the south west and (c) England of farms of size (i) less than 5ha, (ii) 5 to 20ha, (iii) 20 to 50ha, (iv) 50 to 100ha and (v) more than 100ha in each year since 1979.
(149218)
142
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the average farm size was in the (a) dairy, (b) crop, (c) horticulture, (d) livestock, (e) poultry and (f) organic sectors in (i) Cornwall, (ii) the South West and (iii) England in each year since 1979.
(149219)
143
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the volume of milk production was in (a) Cornwall, (b) the South West and (c) England in each year for which figures are available.
(149220)
144
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the average farm income in Cornwall was of (a) dairy, (b) crop, (c) horticultures, (d) livestock, (e) poultry and (f) organic farms in each year since 1979.
(149221)
145
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what area of land was used by each farming sector in Cornwall in each year since 1979.
(149222)
146
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many farm holdings there were in each sector of farming in Cornwall in each year since 1979.
(149223)
147
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the gross value added in (a) Cornwall, (b) the South West and (c) the UK was of (i) dairy, (ii) crop, (iii) horticulture, (iv) livestock, (v) poultry and (vi) organic farming in each year since 1979.
(149311)
148
Bill Wiggin (Leominster):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the cost to the farming industry of implementing the sheep double tagging regulations; and if he will make a statement.
(149160)
149
Bill Wiggin (Leominster):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, for what reasons he decided to withdraw the application to the European Commission for the extension to sheep double tagging derogation; what advice he received on this course of action; and if he will make a statement.
(149161)
150
Bill Wiggin (Leominster):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what progress has been made by his Department towards its target of 25 per cent. reduction in administrative burdens on business by the end of 2009; and if he will make a statement.
(149207)
151
Bill Wiggin (Leominster):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what estimate he has made of the cost to business of adminstrative burdens and regulations from his Department in each year since 2001; and if he will make a statement.
(149208)
152
N
Mark Williams (Ceredigion):To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to his oral statement of 2nd July 2007, Official Report, columns 689-93, on floods (England), what additional funding he plans to make available to Wales for flood and coastal defence.
(148198)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
153
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to the Palestinian authorities on incursions by Palestinian terrorists into Israel; what response has been received; and if he will make a statement.
(149354)
154
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent representations he has made to Arab governments to secure an end to attacks on Israel; what response has been received; and if he will make a statement.
(149355)
155
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he has (a) taken and (b) plans to take at the United Nations about the statements made by the President of Iran on (i) the right of the State of Israel to exist and (ii) denial of the Holocaust; and if he will make a statement.
(149356)
156
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the Chinese authorities on the animal welfare implications of bear bile farming.
(149283)
157
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the government of Colombia on a negotiated peace settlement of that country's civil war; and if he will make a statement.
(149163)
158
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what financial and other assistance was provided to the government of Colombia in each year since 2002 to tackle the illegal narcotics industry; and if he will make a statement.
(149164)
159
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he and his officials have had with the governments of (a) France, (b) Spain, (c) Switzerland and (d) other EU partners on a negotiated peace settlement to Colombia's civil war.
(149210)
160
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the government of Colombia on the proposed humanitarian exchange of political prisoners in Colombia.
(149211)
161
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the government of Colombia on the protection of trade unionists in Colombia; and if he will make a statement.
(149212)
162
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what (a) financial and (b) other assistance was provided to the government of Afghanistan to tackle the narcotics industry in that country in each year since 2002; and if he will make a statement.
(149213)
163
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what measures he has put in place to ensure that there is a Darfur-Darfur dialogue in place before the forthcoming peace talks in Mombasa.
(149374)
164
Kate Hoey (Vauxhall):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he has sought clarification of the policy of the government of Portugal on whether to invite Robert Mugabe and other representatives of the goverment of Zimbabwe to attend the EU-Africa Summit in Portugal in December 2007.
(149102)
165
Kate Hoey (Vauxhall):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what representations he has made to the (a) African Union and (b) the Southern African Development Community on the attendance of Robert Mugabe and other representatives of the government of Zimbabwe at the EU-Africa Summit in Portugal in December 2007.
(149103)
166
Kate Hoey (Vauxhall):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether he plans to attend the EU-Africa Summit in Portugal in December 2007.
(149104)
167
Mr David Lidington (Aylesbury):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether HM High Commission, Islamabad, has received the test results in the case of the family of Mr. S J of Aylesbury (reference GV 100/122773/JG/NP, cellmark reference HO71607); and when the High Commission expects to inform the applicants and sponsor of the outcome of the case.
(149365)
168
Mr Michael Moore (Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the level of opium production in Iraq; and if he will make a statement.
(149364)
169
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has held with his Russian counterpart on plans to bring Russia into closer economic union with the European Union.
(149037)
170
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149045)
171
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149192)
172
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149253)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Health
173
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research has been conducted into the health effects of drinking fruit juice (a) made from concentrate and (b) not made from concentrate; and if he will make a statement.
(149214)
174
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research has been conducted into the health effects of eating (a) pre-packaged, pre-prepared fruit and (b) fresh fruit; and if he will make a statement.
(149215)
175
David T. C. Davies (Monmouth):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what research has been conducted into the health effects of eating (a) pre-packaged, pre-prepared salads and (b) freshly made salads ; and if he will make a statement.
(149216)
176
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of women who do not respond to alendronate as treatment for osteoporotic fractures.
(149278)
177
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department provides to general practitioners on the provision of treatment to men at risk of osteoporotic fractures.
(149279)
178
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment his Department has made of the impact of demographic change on the incidence of osteoporosis.
(149280)
179
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the (a) average and (b) longest waiting time was for treatment in accident and emergency in Preston Royal Infirmary in each of the last five years.
(149066)
180
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many NHS suppliers have been awaiting outstanding payments for (a) up to (i) 30, (ii) 60, (iii) 90 and (iv) 120 days and (b) more than 120 days; and what the value of the payments owed is in each case.
(149302)
181
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients in the West Kent Primary Care Trust have used NHS stop smoking services to set a quit date since 2001; and how many had stopped smoking at four week follow up.
(149305)
182
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many GP practices in Gravesham offer out of hours services; and if he will make a statement.
(149306)
183
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people are registered with a dentist in Kent; how many NHS dental practices there are in Kent; and how many are accepting new NHS patients.
(149307)
184
Chris Huhne (Eastleigh):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many cycles of in-vitro fertilisation treatment were offered in (a) each regional health authority, (b) each primary care trust and (c) England in each of the last five years.
(149111)
185
Chris Huhne (Eastleigh):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what principal criteria are used to determine the availability of in-vitro fertilisation treatment in each primary care trust.
(149112)
186
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether he has taken steps to protect the numbers of pre-registration training commissions for podiatrists.
(149269)
187
Mr Brian Jenkins (Tamworth):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the change in the cost of in-vitro fertilisation in the NHS in the last 10 years.
(149271)
188
Anne Milton (Guildford):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions his Department has had with the Home Office on the financial effect of the new immigration rules on the international medical students from non-European Economic Area countries who choose to study medicine in the UK.
(149277)
189
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149046)
190
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149191)
191
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149252)
Questions to the Secretary of State for the Home Department
192
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many cases of legal action brought against Essex police are awaiting a hearing; and how many cases against Essex police were (a) settled out of court and (b) won by the police in each of the last five years.
(149335)
193
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the cost was to police forces in (a) Essex, (b) Southend and (c) England and Wales of defending (i) complaints and (ii) litigation taken against the police in each of the last three years for which figures are available.
(149336)
194
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) about its target for conclusion of a complaint against the police from the date of registration of the complaint and the average time taken per case since the IPCC was set up; and if she will make a statement.
(149337)
195
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what information is collected by her Department about complaints made against police officers; what changes are planned; what recent representations she has received about complaints against police officers; and if she will make a statement.
(149338)
196
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police officers were employed on speed enforcement duties in (a) Southend and (b) Essex police in each of the last three years.
(149350)
197
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many forward facing speed cameras were deployed in (a) Southend and (b) Essex police force area in the last year for which figures are available.
(149351)
198
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment her Department has made of the effectiveness of forward facing speed cameras in (a) reducing accidents and (b) reducing the number of persons attempting to pervert the course of justice; and if she will make a statement.
(149353)
199
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the ratio of regular police officers to residents is in (a) Southend, (b) each borough in Essex and (c) England and Wales; and what each figure was in (i) 1997, (ii) 2001 and (iii) 2005.
(149357)
200
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what national police responsibilities are tasked to Essex Constabulary; and if she will make a statement.
(149358)
201
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps are taken by (a) her Department and (b) police forces in England and Wales to learn any necessary lessons from cases investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission; and if she will make a statement.
(149359)
202
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much was spent by (a) Essex and (b) Southend Police on (i) own force investigations, (ii) supervised investigations, (iii) managed investigations and (iv) independent investigations in each of the last three years for which information is available.
(149360)
203
Mr James Clappison (Hertsmere):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many work permits were issued for (a) doctors and (b) nurses and auxiliary nurses from (i) Nigeria, (ii) Ghana and (iii) other African countries in 2006.
(149262)
204
Mr James Clappison (Hertsmere):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many work permits were issued for (a) doctors and (b) nurses and auxiliary nurses from non-EU states in (i) 2006 and (ii) each of the preceding 10 years.
(149263)
205
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what proportion of funding of additional year-on-year posts of (a) police officers and (b) police community support officers in Gloucestershire was provided by (i) central Government and (ii) local authorities in each year since 1997.
(149368)
206
N
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police community support officers in (a) Southend, (b) Essex and (c) England have been transferred from the original neighbourhood team to which they were recruited (i) to another neighbourhood team within their respective area and (ii) to a team outside their respective area.
(147183)
207
N
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police community support officers were recruited in (a) Southend, (b) Essex and (c) England during the period (i) January to June 2006, (ii) July to December 2006 and (iii) January to June 2007; and how many officers recruited during each period are still in post.
(147184)
208
N
James Duddridge (Rochford & Southend East):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many individuals who were recruited as police community support officers in (a) Southend, (b) Essex and (c) England have subsequently taken up positions as police officers, broken down by the period in which they were originally recruited.
(147185)
209
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions her Department has had with (a) the Department of Health and (b) devolved administrations on the implications of restrictions in the number of work permits issued to overseas care workers.
(149341)
210
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions her Department has had with care providers on the issuing of work permits for overseas care staff.
(149342)
211
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many work permits were issued to senior care workers in each of the last five years for which figures are available.
(149343)
212
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether her Department plans to publish new guidelines on the issuing of work permits for senior care workers; and if she will make a statement.
(149344)
213
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations she has received on the information given to British victims of crime when their assailant is released from prison outside the UK.
(149345)
214
David Heyes (Ashton under Lyne):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 14th June 2007, Official Report, column 1221W, on asylum, and the correspondence received by the hon. Member for Ashton under Lyne from the Border and Immigration Agency, how many cases there are of applicants in the category referred to in that correspondence as receiving support and may be given some form of leave to remain; and how many such applications were submitted in each of the last five years.
(149071)
215
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many UK police officers are on attachment to Interpol.
(149035)
216
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent discussions she has had with local authorities about civil contingencies and emergency planning in the event of a (a) nuclear, (b) biological and (c) chemical or dirty bomb detonating in the United Kingdom.
(149202)
217
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within her Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149047)
218
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer by the Secretary of State for Wales of 5th July 2007, Official Report, column 1187W, on police: driving under influence, if she will introduce a central record of the number of police officers in Wales prosecuted, disciplined or dismissed for drink-driving offences.
(149101)
219
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people in her Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149190)
220
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which her Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149251)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills
221
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how much funding was given to (a) higher education institutions, (b) further education colleges for higher education activity and (c) further education colleges for further education activity from each relevant public sector budget, including European Union funding, in the last year for which figures are available.
(149031)
222
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, what the age profile of (a) full-time and (b) part-time students was in each of the last 10 years.
(149032)
223
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many and what percentage of postgraduates were from socioeconomic classes four to seven in each of the last 10 years, broken down by subject.
(149033)
224
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, what plans he has to encourage more UK-domiciled graduates to study at postgraduate level.
(149034)
225
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, which employers who signed up to the Skills Pledge have been awarded Government contracts in the last five years.
(149084)
226
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, which employers who signed up to the Skills Pledge receive (a) all, (b) more than 50 per cent. and (c) any relevant funding from the public sector.
(149085)
227
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, what the total cost was to the public purse of student maintenance support to (a) part-time undergraduate and (b) full-time undergraduate students in each of the last three academic years.
(149086)
228
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many part-time undergraduates there were at each relevant institution in the last five years for which figures are available.
(149087)
229
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, what the total cost is of student grants to students who previously qualified for education maintenance grants; and what the estimated total cost is for the same cohort under his new student support proposals.
(149088)
230
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many people receiving Education Maintenance Allowance do not qualify for maintenance grants but would do so under the new student support proposals.
(149089)
231
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many people are receiving Education Maintenance Allowance, broken down by age; and what level of grant they will be eligible for under his new student support proposals.
(149090)
232
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many and what percentage of students at each relevant institution did not complete their degrees in each of the last 10 years.
(149091)
233
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how much funding each relevant education institution received for improving retention in each of the last 10 years.
(149092)
234
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, whether his recent announcement on graduate loan repayments applies to both maintenance and tuition fee loans; and what the projected cost is of the initiative.
(149093)
235
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how much Learning and Skills Council funding there was for non-prescribed higher education courses in each of the last 10 years.
(149094)
236
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many students there were on non-prescribed higher education courses in each of the last 10 years, broken down by course type.
(149095)
237
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many and what proportion of state-supported doctoral students beginning their courses in each of the last 10 years studied (a) physics, (b) chemistry, (c) a physical science, (d) a biological science and (e) biochemistry.
(149096)
238
Mr Boris Johnson (Henley):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, if he will estimate the full cost of foundation degrees since their inception, including all advertising and development; and how much of that sum is recurrent funding.
(149098)
239
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many English universities have campuses in (a) China and (b) India.
(149201)
240
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149048)
241
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, what paid apprenticeship programmes are available through his Department for people (a) aged over 55 years and (b) in retirement.
(149205)
242
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149250)
243
Mr Ian Taylor (Esher & Walton):To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills, what the procedure is for granting university status; and how many applications have been approved in the last 12 months.
(149281)
Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development
244
Mr Andrew Mitchell (Sutton Coldfield):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if he will list the requests made to his Department under the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) 2000 in the last six months; and what the (a) FOI case reference number, (b) request summary, (c) request outcome and (d), where appropriate, reason for exemption was in each case.
(149030)
245
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149049)
246
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149189)
247
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149249)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Justice
248
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the merits of enforced curfews as an alternative to imprisonment.
(148418)
249
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisons are located in England and Wales.
(148422)
250
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the prison population was in each year since 1992.
(148423)
251
N
Mr Jim Cunningham (Coventry South):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prison officers there were in each year since 1992.
(148424)
252
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will make a statement on the operation of victim surcharges; and what representations he has had from the magistracy on the effectiveness of surcharges, with particular reference to their effect on the level of fine defaulting.
(149324)
253
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what guidance his Department provides to magistrates on administering fines to minors who are unable to pay them.
(149325)
254
N
Mr Nigel Evans (Ribble Valley):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were convicted for drugs-related offences committed in Ribble Valley constituency in each of the last 10 years.
(148935)
255
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assistance with rehabilitation and resettlement was given to prisoners released under the End Of Custody Licence Scheme after 27th June 2007.
(149326)
256
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the prison population in England and Wales was on (a) 20th June 2007 and (b) 27th June 2007.
(149327)
257
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners who were released under the End Of Custody Licence on 29th June 2007 and 2nd July 2007 had previously been refused parole or release on home detention curfew.
(149328)
258
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, whether probation staff were required to carry out accommodation checks in respect of prisoners who were released under the End Of Custody Licence Scheme where the original offence was less than 12 months and the offence involved domestic violence.
(149329)
259
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners who were released under the End Of Custody Licence on 29th June 2007 and 2nd July 2007 have subsequently been rearrested for further suspected offences.
(149330)
260
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners who were released under the End Of Custody Licence on 29th June 2007 and 2nd July 2007 were originally convicted of (a) a violent offence, (b) domestic violence and (c) burglary.
(149331)
261
Mr Edward Garnier (Harborough):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many prisoners were released under the End Of Custody Licence on 29th June 2007 and 2nd July 2007; and how many of those prisoners were serving (i) less than 12 months and (ii) more than 12 months.
(149332)
262
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149050)
263
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149248)
264
Mr Ian Taylor (Esher & Walton):To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many complaints he has received from hon. Members on the level of compensation offered by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to those injured as a result of the bombing of tube trains and a bus on 7th July 2005.
(149276)
Questions to the Leader of the House
265
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Leader of the House, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within her Office's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149051)
266
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Leader of the House, how many people in her Office have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149188)
267
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Leader of the House, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which she is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149247)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
268
Lady Hermon (North Down):To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, what assessment he has made of the case for the creation of a permanent memorial in the village of Bessbrook, County Armagh to recognise the service and sacrifice of the military in the South Armagh area following the closure of the Bessbrook Mill base.
(149073)
269
N
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, whether the Police Service of Northern Ireland has received (a) full details and (b) summaries of allegations of child sexual abuse by priests from the Roman Catholic Church.
(148549)
270
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to the Answer of 5th July 2007, Official Report, column 1175W, on sexual offences, how many and what percentage of allegations of rape made to the police in each of the last three years were later withdrawn by the individual; how many and what percentage of cases referred to the Public Prosecution Service subsequently failed to result in a prosecution for lack of evidence; and how many and what percentage of cases brought to prosecution resulted in conviction.
(149029)
271
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149052)
272
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149187)
273
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149246)
Questions to the Minister for the Olympics
274
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Minister for the Olympics, what plans she has to visit the National Sports Academy at Lilleshall in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games.
(149036)
Questions to the Prime Minister
275
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Prime Minister, what the total cost was of (a) ministerial salaries and (b) private offices in each government department in 2006-07.
(149333)
276
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Prime Minister, what (a) primary and (b) delegated legislation regulates machinery of Government changes; what changes have been made to each since enactment; what further amendments are planned; and if he will make a statement.
(149334)
277
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Prime Minister, what the reasons were for locating the Minister of State for the Olympics in the Cabinet Office.
(149227)
278
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Prime Minister, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Office's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149053)
279
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Prime Minister, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which he is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149245)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Scotland
280
Mr Alistair Carmichael (Orkney and Shetland):To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how much his Department spent on stationery in each of the last five years.
(149116)
281
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149054)
282
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149185)
283
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149244)
Questions to the Solicitor General
284
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Solicitor General, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within the Law Officers' Departments' areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149055)
285
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Solicitor General, how many people in the Law Officers' Departments have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149184)
286
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Solicitor General, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which the Law Officers' Departments are responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149243)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport
287
James Brokenshire (Hornchurch):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps she is taking to ensure that information obtained from driving licences using scanning equipment at commercial venues is not misused and that data protection requirements are met.
(149267)
288
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if she will negotiate amendments to the Motor Insurers Bureau Untraced Drivers Agreement following the judgment in Byrne v MIB; and if she will make a statement.
[R] (149272)
289
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if she will take steps to end the practice of budget airlines (a) not to refund air passenger duty to their customers who do not use their flights and (b) levying handling charges to make refunds of air passenger duty to customers who do not use their flights unviable; and if she will make a statement.
(149289)
290
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if she will initiate a review of the quality of the service offered by First Great Western.
(149369)
291
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if she will review the findings of the Aviation White Paper on fuel efficiency per seat.
(149370)
292
David Heyes (Ashton under Lyne):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when she expects (a) the negotiation of the Highways Agency to appoint a firm of consultants on fees to be completed and (b) the results of the negotiation to be made public, referred to in the statement by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport of 14th December 2005, Official Report, column 489WH.
(149209)
293
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what funding is planned to be made available for bus services in Gravesham in each year for which figures are available.
(149308)
294
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much subsidy was paid to bus service operators in Gravesham in each year since 1997.
(149309)
295
Mr Adam Holloway (Gravesham):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many bus journeys were made in Gravesham in each year since 1997; and how many passenger kilometres such journeys represented in each year.
(149310)
296
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if she will make a statement on progress being made on the development of a railway station at Buckshaw Village, Chorley.
(148991)
297
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether an agreement has been reached with rail operating companies for trains to stop at the proposed railway station at Buckshaw Village, Chorley; and if she will make a statement.
(148992)
298
N
Mr Lindsay Hoyle (Chorley):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, when she expects work (a) to begin and (b) to be completed on the construction of the railway station at Buckshaw Village, Chorley.
(148993)
299
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within her Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149056)
300
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people in her Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149182)
301
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which her Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149242)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Wales
302
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, what discussions he has had with the Welsh Assembly Government on health and safety and the new Welsh gas pipeline.
(149217)
303
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149058)
304
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149180)
305
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149240)
Questions to the Minister for Women and Equality
306
Mark Pritchard (The Wrekin):To ask the Minister for Women and Equality, what progress is being made to ensure equal pay for women working in the public sector.
(149200)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
307
N
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many participants left the New Deal (a) voluntary service, (b) environmental task force, (c) full-time education or training and (d) employment option for employment in Liverpool and Wirral district in November 2006.
(148981)
308
Mr Frank Field (Birkenhead):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many participants on the New Deal for Young People were taking part in the scheme for the second or subsequent time in each month since 1998.
(149117)
309
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will undertake an assessment of the recent effectiveness of the Child Support Agency's MPs' Hotline; and if he will make a statement.
(149339)
310
Damian Green (Ashford):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what representations he has received on the performance of the Bolton office of the Child Support Agency; and if he will make a statement.
(149340)
311
Sir Gerald Kaufman (Manchester, Gorton):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he will reply to the letter to his predecessor dated 29th May from the right hon. Member for Manchester, Gorton with regard to Mr Muzzamal Hussain.
(149156)
312
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much was spent on overnight accommodation by civil servants within his Department's areas of responsibilities in the last 12 months.
(149059)
313
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in his Department have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
(149179)
314
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many complaints of racial abuse relating to staff for which his Department is responsible have been (a) investigated and (b) upheld in the last 12 months.
(149260)
Questions to Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer
315
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the forward programme of work is of the Prime Minister's Delivery Unit.
[Transferred] (149228)
316
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how the (a) officials and (b) budget of the former Office of the Deputy Prime Minister are deployed.
[Transferred] (149229)
Questions to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
317
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, how many people in his Office have been (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
[Transferred] (149186)
318
David Simpson (Upper Bann):To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, how many people in the former Deputy Prime Minister's Department were (a) disciplined and (b) dismissed for (i) inappropriate use of the internet while at work and (ii) using work telephones to access premium rate telephone numbers in the last 12 months.
[Transferred] (149198)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Defence
319
Lynne Featherstone (Hornsey & Wood Green):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what funding the Defence Export Services Organisation received in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement.
[Transferred] (149132)
320
Lynne Featherstone (Hornsey & Wood Green):To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what future funding for the Defence Export Services Organisation was included in the 2007 Budget.
[Transferred] (149157)
Questions to the Secretary of State for International Development
321
N
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what aid he has committed to improve the humanitarian situation in Darfur.
[Question Unstarred] (148658)
Questions to the Minister for the Olympics
322
Norman Baker (Lewes):To ask the Minister for the Olympics, what mechanism is in place to ensure co-ordination between her and the Government Olympic Executive.
[Transferred] (149226)
Questions to the Solicitor General
323
Mr David Drew (Stroud):To ask the Solicitor General, what monitoring the Law Officers' Departments undertake of the operation of the issuing of conditional cautions; and how many such cautions have been issued in each police authority.
[Transferred] (149294)
Questions to the Secretary of State for Transport
324
Mr David Amess (Southend West):To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many people were (a) killed and (b) seriously injured as a result of road traffic accidents at the location of static speed cameras in (i) Southend and (ii) Essex police force area (A) before the introduction and (B) after the introduction of each speed camera in each of the last three years for which figures are available.
[Transferred] (149352)

 
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