Oral Answers

Monday 19 November 2007

Work and Pensions939
    Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission
942
    Child Support
944
    Child Support Agency
949
    Credit Unions
939
    Credit Unions
951
    Disability Living Allowance
951
    Financial Exclusion
948
    Foreign Workers
946
    Maternity Leave
952
    Pensioner Poverty
944
    Speech Impediments (Young People)
940
    TOPICAL QUESTIONS
952

Written Ministerial Statements

Monday 19 November 2007

Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform115WS
    Commission on Environmental Markets and Economic Performance
115WS
Communities and Local Government115WS
    Local Government
115WS
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs116WS
    Carbon Emissions Reduction Target (2008-11)
116WS
Home Department117WS
    Justice and Home Affairs Council
117WS
Justice120WS
    Land Registry
120WS
Northern Ireland120WS
    Robert Hamill Inquiry (Legal Costs)
120WS

Written Answers

Monday 19 November 2007

Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform487W
    Bankruptcy: Council Tax
487W
    Bankruptcy: Students
487W
    Certification Officer: Complaints
487W
    Departmental Ministerial Policy Advisers
487W
    Enterprise Act 2002: Insolvency
488W
    Fossil Fuels
488W
    Fuel Poverty
488W
    Fuel Poverty: Winter Fuel Payments
489W
    Heating: Carbon Emissions
489W
    Housing: Carbon Emissions
490W
    Nuclear Power Stations: Decommissioning
491W
    Nuclear Power Stations: Finance
491W
    Nuclear Power Stations: Redundancies
492W
    Nuclear Power Stations: Security
492W
    Opinion Leader Research
492W
    Post Offices
494W
    Post Offices: Closures
494W
    Post Offices: Disciplinary Proceedings
494W
    Trade Unions: Finance
495W
    Wind Power
496W
    Wind Power: Bats
497W
Communities and Local Government534W
    Housing Benefit
534W
Culture, Media and Sport546W
    Arts: Apprentices
546W
    Arts Council of England: Grants
546W
    British Library: Finance
547W
    Broadcasting: Licensing
547W
    Citizens’ Juries
547W
    Community Club Development Fund: Finance
548W
    Departmental Alcoholic Drinks
548W
    Departmental Manpower
548W
    Digital Switchover Help Scheme
548W
    Flags
549W
    Non-Departmental Public Bodies
549W
    Press Complaints Commission
550W
    Press Complaints Commission: Standards
550W
    Press: Regulation
550W
    Sports: School Leavers
550W
    Tickets
551W
    Video Games
551W
    Video Games: Violence
552W
Defence468W
    Afghanistan: Pakistan
468W
    Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations
468W
    Armed Forces: Discharges
471W
    Armed Forces: Housing
472W
    Armed Forces: Officers
473W
    Armed Forces: Postal Services
474W
    Buildings
474W
    Charities: Fees and Charges
475W
    Cluster Munitions
475W
    Defence Export Services Organisation
475W
    Departmental Catering
475W
    Departmental Expenditure
475W
    Departmental Finance
476W
    Departmental Industrial Health and Safety
476W
    Departmental Manpower
476W
    Departmental Ministerial Policy Advisers
477W
    Departmental Property
478W
    Departmental Staff
478W
    Departmental Standards
478W
    Departmental Stationery
478W
    Departmental Written Questions
479W
    EU Progress Catalogue 2008
479W
    EU Rapid Reaction Force
479W
    Guinea-Bissau: EU Defence Policy
479W
    Ilois: Resettlement
479W
    Iraq: Armed Forces
480W
    Iraq: Civilians
480W
    Iraq Conflict
480W
    Iraq: Military Equipment
480W
    Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft
481W
    Marines: Taunton
482W
    Military Bases: Closures
482W
    Military Bases: Finance
482W
    Navy: Manpower
482W
    Nuclear Weapons
482W
    Private Military Security Companies
481W
    Remembrance Day
483W
    Reserve Forces: Manpower
484W
    Rogue States
485W
    Service Complaints Commissioner
485W
    Sierra Leone: Peacekeeping Operations
486W
    Submarines
486W
    Surface-to-air Missiles
481W
    Telephone Allowance
481W
    Territorial Army: Hertfordshire
486W
Duchy of Lancaster596W
    Charities: Political Activities
596W
    Departmental Manpower
596W
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs463W
    Direct Mail
463W
    Fishing Industry: EU Action
463W
    Fly-Tipping
463W
    Fly-Tipping: Agriculture
464W
    Gangmasters Licensing Authority: Wales
465W
    Greenhouse Gas Emissions
465W
    Home Energy Efficiency Scheme
465W
    Packaging: EU Law
465W
    Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution
466W
    Seas and Oceans: EU action
466W
Foreign and Commonwealth Office552W
    Afghanistan: Reconstruction
552W
    Aung San Suu Kyi
553W
    Bolivia: Overseas Residence
554W
    British Nationality
554W
    Burma: Detainees
554W
    Charter of Fundamental Rights (EU): Deportation
555W
    China: Arms Trade
556W
    China Task Force
555W
    Cyprus: Hotels
556W
    Democratic Republic of Congo: Human Rights
556W
    Democratic Republic of Congo: Trade
557W
    Departmental Flexible Working
557W
    Departmental Manpower
558W
    Departmental Ministerial Policy Advisors
558W
    Departmental Public Participation
558W
    Dudley Ankerson
559W
    Entry Clearances
559W
    EU Reform: Treaties
559W
    European Parliament: Greater London
559W
    European Union
560W
    European Union: Central Africa
560W
    Hong Kong: Politics and Government
560W
    Iran: Money Laundering
561W
    Iran: Nuclear Power
562W
    Iraq Conflict
562W
    Iraq: Resettlement
562W
    Japan: Dolphins
563W
    Pakistan: Violence
563W
    Peacekeeping Operations: Private Sector
563W
    Rwanda: Armed Conflict
564W
    Sierra Leone: Presidents
564W
    Sudan: Peacekeeping Operations
564W
    Uganda: Commonwealth Meeting
564W
    Uganda: Human Rights
565W
    Zanu (PF): Sequestration of Assets
565W
    Zimbabwe: Elections
565W
    Zimbabwe: Sanctions
566W
    Zimbabwe: Travel Restrictions
566W
Health597W
    Ambulance Services
597W
    Ambulance Services: Global Navigation Satellite Systems
597W
    Ambulance Services: Standards
598W
    British Psychological Society
598W
    Cancer: Drugs
599W
    Departmental NDPBs
599W
    Edgware Hospital: Rheumatology
599W
    Edgware Hospital: Surgery
599W
    General Practitioners
600W
    General Practitioners: Hendon
600W
    General Practitioners: Manpower
600W
    General Practitioners: Retirement
601W
    General Practitioners: Telephone Services
601W
    Health Services: Armed Forces
602W
    Hearing Aids: Waiting Lists
602W
    Herbal Medicine: EC Law
605W
    Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust: Finance
607W
    Hillingdon Primary Care Trust: Procurement
608W
    Hospitals: Greater London
608W
    Hospitals: Infectious Diseases
609W
    Hospitals: Suffolk
610W
    Lung Diseases: Hertfordshire
610W
    NHS: Billing
613W
    NHS: Dental Services
613W
    NHS Direct
610W
    NHS: Finance
615W
    NHS Treatment Centres: Cornwall
612W
    Orthopaedics: Waiting Lists
616W
    Primary Care Trusts: Finance
619W
    Screening: Private Sector
619W
    West Hertfordshire Acute Hospital Trust: Waiting Lists
620W
    West Herts NHS Hospital Trust: Consultants
620W
    West Herts NHS Hospital Trust: Waiting Lists
623W
Home Department497W
    Asylum
497W
    Asylum: Applications
498W
    Asylum: Deportation
499W
    Asylum: Legal Aid
500W
    Asylum Seekers: Poverty
498W
    British Nationality
500W
    Departmental Mobile Phone Bills
501W
    Disabled
501W
    Entry Clearances: Overseas Students
501W
    Human Trafficking: Databases
502W
    Human Trafficking: EU Action
502W
    Immigration Controls
502W
    Immigration: Detention Centres
503W
    M56: Speed Limits
503W
    Migration Advisory Committee
503W
    Non-Departmental Public Bodies
503W
    Police: Finance
504W
    Police: Fringe Benefits
504W
    Police: Muslim Organisation Groups
504W
    Sexual Offences: Registration
505W
    Special Constables
505W
    Terrorism: Detainees
505W
    Workers Registration Scheme
506W
House of Commons Commission452W
    Proof of Identity
452W
Innovation, Universities and Skills567W
    Career Development Loans
567W
    Delivery Partnerships
567W
    Dentistry: Finance
567W
    Departmental Flexible Working
568W
    Departmental Press
568W
    Departmental Publicity
568W
    Disabled
569W
    Higher Education: Admissions
570W
    Higher Education: Fees and Charges
569W
    Higher Education: Manpower
570W
    Higher Education: Peterborough
571W
    Institute for Animal Health: Finance
572W
    Moulton College
572W
    Older Workers
573W
    Sector Skills Council: Licensing
573W
    Students: Females
574W
    Students: Finance
574W
    Students: Public Participation
574W
    Vocational Training
575W
International Development529W
    Afghanistan
529W
    Burundi: Asylum
529W
    Burundi: Overseas Aid
530W
    Democratic Republic of Congo: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
531W
    Departmental Manpower
531W
    Forced Labour: Cocoa
531W
    Overseas Aid
532W
    Pakistan: Overseas Aid
533W
    Sudan: Foreign Aid
534W
Justice506W
    Administration of Justice: Freemasonry
506W
    Alcohol Dependency
516W
    Antisocial Behaviour: Fixed penalties
507W
    Courts: Colchester
507W
    Crime: Victims
507W
    Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority
507W
    Democracy: Young People
508W
    Departmental Flexible Working
508W
    Deportation: Jamaica
508W
    Domestic Violence: Homicide
508W
    Driving Under Influence: Drugs
509W
    Fixed Penalties
509W
    General Election 2005: Ballot Papers
511W
    Judges: Public Appointments
511W
    Judges: Retirement
513W
    National Identity
513W
    Offenders: Drugs
514W
    Peers: Taxation
514W
    Political Parties: Finance
514W
    Prison Service: Pay
515W
    Prisoners
516W
    Prisoners: Deportation
517W
    Prisoners: Females
521W
    Prisoners Release: Voting Rights
516W
    Prisons: Drugs
522W
    Prisons: Television
522W
    Street Offences Act 1959
523W
    Trade Unions
524W
    Violent and Sex Offender Register
524W
    Young Offenders
526W
    Young Offenders: Fines
527W
    Youth Offending Teams: Finance
528W
Leader of the House537W
    Consultants: Contracts
537W
    Departmental Flexible Working
537W
    Departmental Manpower
537W
    Members: Allowances
538W
    Ministerial Policy Advisers
538W
    Parliamentary Questions
539W
Northern Ireland452W
    Burglary: Custodial Treatment
452W
    Community Policing
453W
    Departments: Official Hospitality
453W
    Discrimination: Northern Ireland
453W
    Economic Situation
454W
    Irish language
454W
    Police: Manpower
455W
    Prostitution: Northern Ireland
456W
    Sexual Offences: Northern Ireland
456W
Prime Minister576W
    Departmental Accountability
576W
    Departmental Official Engagements
577W
    Diego Garcia: USA
577W
    Mass Media
577W
    Michael Ashcroft
577W
    Ministers: Codes of Practice
577W
    Security Guards: Licensing
578W
    Wales
578W
Scotland455W
    Departmental Flexible Working
455W
    Departmental Manpower
456W
    Departmental Ministers
455W
    Scottish Parliament: Elections
457W
Transport457W
    Aviation: Daedalus Airfield
457W
    British Transport Police: Training
457W
    Bus Services: Concessions
458W
    Buses: Safety
458W
    Cycleways
458W
    Cycling: Accidents
459W
    Cycling: Penalties
459W
    Departmental Flexible Working
459W
    Departmental Interpreters
459W
    Driving Under Influence: Accidents
460W
    Finsbury Park Station
460W
    Government Car and Despatch Agency: Postal Services
460W
    Lorries
461W
    Lorries: A34
461W
    Motor Vehicles: Licensing
461W
    Ports: Security
462W
    Railways: Milton Keynes
462W
    Speed Limits: County Durham
462W
Treasury578W
    Alcohol-related Deaths: Hemel Hempstead
578W
    Capital Gains Tax
579W
    Colorectal Cancer
579W
    Departmental Flexible Working
580W
    Departmental Manpower
580W
    Departmental Official Hospitality
581W
    Departmental Repairs and Maintenance
581W
    Departmental Standards
582W
    Diabetes: Eastern Region
582W
    Drugs: Hemel Hempstead
582W
    EC Nationals
583W
    Excise Duties: Fuels
583W
    Foreign Workers: EU Nationals
583W
    Inheritance Tax: Freedom of Information
584W
    Lung Cancer
585W
    Minimum Wage
586W
    Northern Rock
587W
    Office of Government Commerce
588W
    Personal Income
588W
    Research and Development Tax Credit
590W
    Service Industries: Dacorum
590W
    Skilled Workers: Dacorum
590W
    Statistics Commission: Finance
591W
    Sterling
591W
    Taxation: Domicile
591W
    Taxation: Rebates
592W
    Telephone Services: Hemel Hempstead
592W
    VAT: Contraceptives
592W
    VAT: Game
592W
    Weather: Mortality Rates
593W
    Welfare Tax Credits
593W
    Welfare Tax Credits: Hemel Hempstead
595W
    Welfare Tax Credits: Islington
595W
Wales451W
    Departmental Manpower
451W
    Departmental Ministerial Advisers
451W
    Departmental Opinion Polls
451W
    Departmental Publicity
451W
    Galileo: Cardiff
451W
Women and Equality536W
    English Collective of Prostitutes
536W
    Equal Pay
536W
    Government Equalities Office
536W
    Prostitution: Foreign Workers
537W
Work and Pensions539W
    Child Poverty
540W
    Child Support Agency
541W
    Children: Maintenance
542W
    Credit Unions
544W
    Debt Advice and Assistance
540W
    Departmental Orders and Regulations
544W
    Foreign Workers
539W
    Incapacity Benefit: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
544W
    Job Opportunities: Benefit Recipients
541W
    Local Housing Allowance
545W
    Online Benefits Applications: Operating Systems
540W
    Pay: Gender Inequalities
541W
    Pension Credit
545W
    State Pension: Women
542W
    Winter Fuel Allowance
540W

Written Answers

Monday 19 November 2007

Children, Schools and Families625W
    Academies
625W
    Academies: Finance
625W
    Academies: Greater Manchester
626W
    Academies: Pupil Exclusions
626W
    Academies: School Day
626W
    Assessments: Wales
627W
    Building Schools for the Future Programme
627W
    Children: Poverty
627W
    Class Sizes: Easington
628W
    Classroom Assistants
628W
    Classroom Assistants: Qualifications
628W
    Education: Climate Change
629W
    Education: Isle of Wight
630W
    Education Maintenance Allowance
629W
    Education: Overseas Students
630W
    Education: Standards
631W
    Free School Meals
632W
    General Certificate of Secondary Education: Young Offenders
632W
    Head Teachers: Parenting Orders
632W
    LEAs: Cost-effectiveness
633W
    Pre-School Education: Fees and Charges
636W
    Primary Education: Music
636W
    Pupils: Absenteeism
637W
    Pupils: Biometrics
640W
    Pupils: Finance
640W
    Pupils: Per Capita Costs
640W
    Qualifications and Curriculum Authority
640W
    School Funding Settlement
641W
    School Leaving
642W
    Schools: Admissions
643W
    Schools: Attendance
644W
    Schools: Finance
644W
    Schools: Rural Areas
645W
    Schools: Standards
645W
    Science
646W
    Secondary Education: Admissions
646W
    Specialised Diplomas
647W
    Specialised Diplomas: Finance
647W
    Specialist Schools: Disadvantaged
648W
    Sure Start Programme
648W
    Sure Start Programme: Expenditure
651W
    Teachers: Qualifications
652W
    Teachers: Recruitment
652W
    Teachers: Training
652W
    Young People: Education
655W
    Young People: Employment
656W

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