Written Ministerial Statements

Monday 15 September 2008

Defence131WS
      Armed Forces Compensation Scheme133WS
      HMS Tireless132WS
      Project MASS131WS
      QinetiQ131WS
Health134WS
      Health and Adult Social Care134WS
Home Department135WS
      Control Order Powers (11 June to 10 September 2008)135WS
Innovation, Universities and Skills137WS
      Learning and Skills Council137WS
Justice137WS
      Front Office Services (Civil Courts)137WS
Work and Pensions138WS
      Child Maintenance138WS

Written Answers

Monday 15 September 2008

Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform2099W
      Alcoholic Drinks: Prices2099W
      Biofuels2099W
      British Wind Energy Association: Finance2101W
      Broadband2102W
      Bromine2102W
      Business: Females2102W
      Carbon Emissions: Energy2103W
      Carbon Sequestration2103W
      Carers: Finance2104W
      Climate Change: International Cooperation2105W
      Coal2105W
      Coal Fired Power Stations: Kingsnorth2106W
      Companies2106W
      Companies Investigation Branch2106W
      Companies Investigations Branch2106W
      Departmental Alcoholic Drinks2107W
      Departmental Buildings2107W
      Departmental Consultants2108W
      Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings2109W
      Departmental Equality2110W
      Departmental ICT2109W
      Departmental Official Cars2111W
      Departmental Official Hospitality2111W
      Departmental Overtime2112W
      Departmental Paper2115W
      Departmental Pay2115W
      Departmental Postal Services2117W
      Departmental Procurement2117W
      Departmental Public Buildings2117W
      Departmental Public Participation2118W
      Departmental Responsibilities2119W
      Departmental Sick Leave2119W
      Departmental Written Questions2119W
      Electricity Generation: Renewable Energy2119W
      Electronics Industry2120W
      Energy: Manpower2120W
      Exports2120W
      Exports: Middle East2120W
      Fair Trade Initiative2121W
      Firearms: Exports2121W
      Flexible Working2121W
      Flexible Working: Tribunals2123W
      Fluoride2123W
      Fuel Poverty: Scotland2123W
      Gambling: USA2124W
      Government Communications2124W
      Hazardous Substances: Textiles2125W
      Homeworking2125W
      Hydroelectric Power2125W
      Imports: Israel2126W
      Industry2126W
      Members: Correspondence2127W
      Microgeneration2127W
      Minimum Wage2128W
      Motor Sports: Finance2128W
      National Grid: Standards2128W
      Natural Gas: Prices2128W
      Nuclear Decommissioning Authority2129W
      Nuclear Power2129W
      Nuclear Power Stations2130W
      Nuclear Reactors2131W
      Nuclear Reactors: Decommissioning2131W
      Overseas Trade: Israel2131W
      Overseas Trade: Middle East2133W
      Parental Leave2133W
      Photovoltaics2134W
      Post Office2134W
      Post Offices2135W
      Post Offices: Cash Dispensing2136W
      Post Offices: Closures2136W
      Post Offices: Competition2136W
      Post Offices: Cornwall2136W
      Post Offices: Stoke on Trent2137W
      Public Houses2137W
      Radioactive Wastes: Waste Management2137W
      Regional Development Agencies: Pay2137W
      Regional Planning and Development: Finance2138W
      Renewable Energy2138W
      Renewable Energy: Nuclear Power2139W
      Severn Barrage: Railways2140W
      Shropshire2140W
      Small Businesses: Video Games2141W
      Small Businesses: West Midlands2143W
      Solar Power: Housing2144W
      Trade Fairs2145W
      Trade Unions: Finance2145W
      Trading Funds2145W
      UK Trade and Investment: Manpower2146W
      UK Trade and Investment: Public Appointments2147W
      Unionlearn: Finance2147W
      Video Games2147W
      Welsh Language2149W
      Wind Power2150W
      Wind Power: Planning Permission2150W
Children, Schools and Families2062W
      Carbon Emissions2062W
      Children: Databases2064W
      Children: Disabled2064W
      Children in Care: Health2063W
      Children’s Centres: Parents2065W
      Departmental Conferences2065W
      Equality2065W
      Head Teachers: Stress2066W
      Personal Records: ContractPoint Database2066W
      Schools: Finance2067W
      Schools: Inspections2067W
Communities and Local Government2080W
      Boilers: Natural Gas2080W
      Councillors: Codes of Practice2080W
      Departmental Cleaning Services2081W
      Departmental Overseas Visits2081W
      Eco-Towns: Expenditure2081W
      Energy Performance Certificates2082W
      English Regions Network2082W
      Fire Services2082W
      Fire Services: Equipment2083W
      Heating2084W
      Heating: Solar Power2085W
      Home Information Packs2085W
      Housing: Low Incomes2085W
      Housing: Waiting Lists2086W
      Local Government: Maladministration2086W
      Property Information Questionnaires2087W
      Property: Sales2087W
      Supporting People Programme2087W
      Thermal Insulation2088W
Culture, Media and Sport2019W
      Camelot: Cost Effectiveness2019W
      Digital Broadcasting: Borders Region2019W
      Digital Switchover Help Scheme: Borders Region2020W
      Fast Track2020W
      Heritage Lottery Fund: Miners’ Institutes2021W
      Historic Buildings2021W
      Horse Racing: Bookmakers2021W
      Leisure: Blackpool2022W
      National Lottery: Historic Buildings2024W
      National Lottery Promotions Unit: Finance2023W
      Sports2024W
      Swimming Pools: Repairs and Maintenance2024W
      VisitBritain: Finance2025W
      World Heritage Sites2025W
Defence2073W
      Armed Forces: Cumbria2073W
      Armed Forces: Housing2074W
      Army: Foreigners2074W
      Army: Manpower2079W
      NATO2079W
      Nuclear Weapons2079W
      Poland: Ballistic Missile Defence2080W
Duchy of Lancaster2019W
      Working Conditions2019W
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs2033W
      Bromine2033W
      Carbon2033W
      Departmental Alcoholic Drinks2033W
      Departmental Buildings2034W
      Departmental Compensation2035W
      Departmental ICT2035W
      Departmental Inquiries2037W
      Departmental Manpower2037W
      Departmental Procurement2038W
      Departmental Public Participation2038W
      Departmental Sick Leave2041W
      Energy Efficiency: Low Incomes2042W
      EU Emissions Trading Scheme2042W
      Flood Control: Fees and Charges2043W
      Flood Control: Rural Areas2043W
      Flood Control: Somerset2043W
      Floods: River Derwent2044W
      Home Information Packs2044W
      Morning Star2045W
      Pets Travel Scheme2045W
      Rural Areas: Motor Vehicles2045W
      Seas and Oceans: Nature Conservation2045W
Foreign and Commonwealth Office2171W
      Afghanistan2171W
      Afghanistan: Drugs2172W
      Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations2174W
      Afghanistan: Police2176W
      China: Earthquakes2176W
      China: Politics and Government2177W
      Commonwealth Scholarships2177W
      Democratic Republic of Congo: Diplomatic Service2177W
      Departmental Alcoholic Drinks2178W
      Departmental Computers2178W
      Departmental Furniture2179W
      Departmental Pay2179W
      Departmental Postal Services2179W
      Departmental Public Participation2179W
      Departmental Research2180W
      Departmental Responsibilities2181W
      Departmental Sick Leave2181W
      Developing Countries: Charities2181W
      Diego Garcia: Detainees2182W
      Diplomatic Service: Education2183W
      France: Embassies2183W
      Gaza: Energy2183W
      Iceland: Whales2184W
      Iran: Nuclear Weapons2184W
      Iran: Politics and Government2185W
      Iran: Sanctions2185W
      Iraq: Asylum2186W
      Israel: EU External Relations2187W
      Israel: EU Trade2188W
      Israel: Human Rights2188W
      Israel: Law2189W
      Israel: Overseas Students2189W
      Kosovo2189W
      Kosovo: Diplomatic Service2190W
      Kosovo: Overseas Aid2190W
      Kosovo: Politics and Government2191W
      Kosovo: Recognition of States2193W
      Languages2193W
      Middle East: Peace Negotiations2194W
      Nigeria: Armed Conflict2194W
      Nigeria: Oil2194W
      Occupied Territories: Housing2195W
      Pakistan: Christianity2196W
      Rendition2196W
      Saudi Arabia: Prisoners2197W
      Somalia: Armed Conflict2197W
      Somalia: Conflict Prevention2198W
      South Africa: Chemical and Biological Warfare2198W
      Sri Lanka: Politics and Government2198W
      Terrorism: Victim Support Schemes2199W
      Tibet: Politics and Government2199W
      Turks and Caicos Islands: Politics and Government2200W
      Venezuela: Drugs2200W
      Western Sahara: Politics and Government2201W
      Zimbabwe: Embassies2201W
      Zimbabwe: Foreign Relations2202W
      Zimbabwe: Overseas Students2202W
Health2048W
      Alcoholic Drinks: Health Education2048W
      Drugs: Finance2049W
      Eculizumab2049W
      Health Centres2050W
      Health Professions: Pay2050W
      Health Services: Finance2050W
      Hospitals: Parking2050W
      Hypothermia: Elderly2051W
      Independent Reconfiguration Panel2051W
      Members: Correspondence2051W
      NHS: Dental Services2052W
      NHS: Personnel2052W
      Pharmacy: Rural Areas2052W
      Tobacco2053W
Home Department2067W
      Biometrics: Fingerprints2067W
      Closed Circuit Television: Bolton2068W
      Criminal Records: International Cooperation2069W
      Essex Police Authority: Data Protection2069W
      Genetics: Databases2069W
      National Identity Register2071W
      Police: Finance2071W
      Police: Sirens2071W
      Sexual Offences2072W
      Stop and Search: Ethnic Groups2072W
      UK Border Agency: Patrol Craft2072W
Innovation, Universities and Skills2046W
      Adult Education: Yorkshire and the Humber2046W
      Departmental Postal Services2047W
      Economic and Monetary Union2047W
      Higher Education: Admissions2048W
      Lip Reading: Education2048W
International Development2157W
      Afghanistan: Education2157W
      Africa: Overseas Aid2158W
      African Development Bank2159W
      Asylum2159W
      Burma: Overseas Aid2160W
      Departmental Computers2160W
      Departmental Home Working2161W
      Departmental Marketing2161W
      Departmental Pay2161W
      Developing Countries: Health2162W
      Gaza: Food2163W
      Governance and Transparency Fund2163W
      India: Floods2164W
      International Health Partnership2164W
      Iraq: Reconstruction2165W
      Namibia: Territorial Waters2165W
      Overseas Aid2166W
      Overseas Aid: International Cooperation2169W
      Renewable Energy: Finance2170W
      United Nations Development Fund for Women2170W
      United Nations: Overseas Aid2171W
      Zimbabwe: Overseas Aid2171W
Justice2026W
      Departmental Data Protection2026W
      Departmental Responsibilities2026W
      Elections2026W
      Electoral Administration in the United Kingdom2027W
      Magistrates Courts: ICT2027W
      Political Levy2027W
      Political Parties and Elections Bill 2007-082027W
      Political Parties: Finance2028W
      Prison Service: Ethnic Groups2028W
      Prisons: Crime2029W
      Prisons: Mental Health Services2031W
      Secure Training Centres: Restraint Techniques2032W
      Witnesses: Pilot Schemes2032W
Prime Minister2025W
      Banks2025W
      Departmental Internet2026W
Transport2053W
      Bus Services: Finance2053W
      Departmental Cleaning Services2054W
      Departmental Motor Vehicles2055W
      Heavy Goods Vehicles2055W
      Official Cars: Exhaust Emissions2057W
      Official Cars: Taxation2058W
      Public Transport: Access2059W
      Railways: Contracts2059W
      Railways: Electrification2059W
      Roads2059W
      Roads: Litter2060W
      Roads: Tolls2060W
      Speed Limits: Cameras2060W
      Stations: Greater London2061W
      Trains: York2061W
      Transport: Exhaust Emissions2062W
Treasury2151W
      Crosby Report2151W
      Departmental Official Hospitality2152W
      Economic Situation2153W
      Emissions Trading Scheme2153W
      Equitable Life Assurance Society2153W
      Excise Duties: Fuels2153W
      Excise Duties: Imports2153W
      Excise Duties: Motor Vehicles2154W
      Import Controls2154W
      Northern Rock: Repossession Orders2154W
      Public Buildings: Empty Property2155W
      Public Expenditure2155W
      Stamp Duty Land Tax2155W
      Tax Credits2156W
      Taxation2156W
      Taxation: National Lottery2157W
      Tobacco: Smuggling2157W
Work and Pensions2088W
      Bereavement Benefits2088W
      Care Homes: Winter Fuel Payments2089W
      Children: Maintenance2089W
      Departmental Buildings2091W
      Departmental ICT2092W
      Departmental Paper2092W
      Departmental Written Questions2092W
      Employment and Support Allowance2093W
      Industrial Health and Safety: EU Action2093W
      Jobcentre Plus: Manpower2093W
      New Deal Schemes: Disqualification2094W
      Pension Credit2094W
      Post Office Card Account2097W
      Post Office Card Account: Sandwell2098W