Oral Answers
Monday 16 April 2012

Education 1
      Academies 9
      Academies and Free Schools 8
      Adoption 1
      Adoption 14
      Apprenticeships 13
      Child Care 12
      Departmental Relocation 7
      Funding Formula 15
      GCSE History 16
      Home-educated Children 17
      NEETs 3
      Parental Choice (Schools) 15
      Regulatory Burden (Schools) 6
      Rural Schools (Funding) 13
      Teaching Performance 9
      Topical Questions 18
      Vocational Education 16
      West Exe Technology College 8

Written Ministerial Statements
Monday 16 April 2012

Business, Innovation and Skills 1WS
      National Measurement Office (Performance Targets) 1WS
Communities and Local Government 2WS
      Department's Work (Easter Recess) 2WS
Culture, Media and Sport 6WS
      Legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games 6WS
Education 9WS
      Pupil Behaviour 9WS
Foreign and Commonwealth Office 10WS
      British Embassy (Bamako) 10WS
Health 11WS
      Consultation on Standardised Packaging of Tobacco Products 11WS
Justice 12WS
      1980 Hague Convention on Child Abduction 13WS
      Ex Gratia Payments to Victims of Overseas Terrorism 12WS
Northern Ireland 14WS
      Parliamentary Written Question (Correction) 14WS
Treasury 2WS
      Financial Services Compensation Scheme 2WS

Written Answers
Monday 16 April 2012

Attorney-General 51W
      Religious Practice 51W
      Serious Fraud Office 51W
Cabinet Office 174W
      Average Earnings 174W
      Average Earnings: Greater London 174W
      Average Earnings: Kent 175W
      Big Society Investment Fund 176W
      Business 176W
      Census 176W
      Cybercrime 177W
      Efficiency and Reform Group 177W
      Electronic Government 178W
      Emergencies 178W
      Employment 178W
      Government Departments: Databases 179W
      Government Departments: Private Sector 180W
      Government Departments: Procurement 180W
      Office for National Statistics 181W
      Older People 182W
      Olympic Games 2012 182W
      Procurement 182W
      Procurement: EU Action 183W
      Public Sector: Construction 183W
      Unemployment: Ethnic Groups 183W
      Well-being 183W
Communities and Local Government 201W
      Council Tax Benefit 201W
      Council Tax Benefits 201W
      Growing Places Fund 201W
      Housing: Armed Forces 201W
      Housing: Prisoners 202W
      Land: Auctions 202W
      Mayors: Greater Manchester 203W
      Planning Permission: Chester 203W
      Regeneration: Urban Areas 203W
      Remploy 204W
      Risk Assessment 204W
      Third Sector 204W
      Transport: Planning Permission 205W
      Travellers: Caravan Sites 205W
      Trees: Planning Permission 205W
Culture, Media and Sport 1W
      Arts Council 1W
      Bed and Breakfast Accommodation 1W
      Broadband 1W
      Broadband: Rural Areas 2W
      Civil Servants: Code of Practice 2W
      Cultural Heritage: Armed Conflict 2W
      E-mail 3W
      Ministerial Visits 3W
      Mobile Phones: Radio Frequencies 3W
      Museums and Galleries 4W
      Olympic Games 2012 5W
      Radio Frequencies 6W
      Telecommunications: Hearing Impairment 7W
      Unsolicited Text Messages 8W
      Vodafone Group 8W
Defence 62W
      Afghanistan 62W
      Air Force: Working Hours 63W
      Aircraft Carriers 64W
      Ammunition: Scotland 65W
      Armed Forces: Cadets 65W
      Armed Forces: Council Tax 65W
      Armed Forces: Training 66W
      Armoured Fighting Vehicles 69W
      Bahrain 70W
      Blue Force Property 70W
      Canada: Submarines 70W
      Conflict Prevention 71W
      Defence 71W
      Defence Equipment: Internet 72W
      Defence Equipment: Theft 72W
      Departmental Public Expenditure 73W
      Diamond Jubilee 2012: Medals 73W
      Early Retirement 73W
      Early Warning Systems 73W
      Explosives: Large Goods Vehicles 74W
      London Olympics 2012 74W
      Military Bases: Edinburgh 75W
      Missile Technology Control Regime 75W
      Navy: Training 75W
      Procurement 76W
      Theft 77W
      Trident 77W
      Veterans 78W
      Wildcat Helicopters 78W
Deputy Prime Minister 184W
      Bill of Rights 184W
      Constituencies 184W
      Devolution 185W
      House of Lords: Reform 185W
      Lobbying: Registration 185W
      Postal Voting 185W
Education 79W
      Academies 79W
      Academies 79W
      Academies: Correspondence 80W
      Academies: Private Finance Initiative 80W
      Children in Care: Telephone Services 81W
      Civil Servants: Code of Practice 81W
      Education Funding Agency 81W
      Foetal Alcohol Syndrome 82W
      Free Schools 82W
      Free Schools: Teachers 82W
      Further Education: Transport 83W
      GCSE 83W
      Higher Education: Part-time Education 83W
      Maharishi Academy 84W
      Medicine: Education 84W
      NEETs 79W
      Nurses: Training 84W
      Ofsted 84W
      Primary Education: Admissions 86W
      Procurement 86W
      Pupil Exclusions: Essex 86W
      Schools: Birmingham, Ladywood 87W
      Schools: Finance 87W
      Schools: Sanitation 88W
      Sure Start Programme 90W
      Teachers: Trade Unions 90W
      Tourette’s Syndrome 91W
      Vocational Guidance 91W
      Vodafone Group 91W
      West Exe Technology College 92W
Energy and Climate Change 156W
      Carbon Dioxide: Pipelines 156W
      Carbon Sequestration 156W
      Civil Servants: Code of Practice 157W
      Coal: Imports 157W
      Coal-fired Power Stations 157W
      Community Energy Saving Programme 158W
      Electricity Generation 158W
      Electricity: Meters 160W
      E-mail 161W
      Energy: Billing 162W
      Energy: Prices 162W
      Energy Supply 162W
      Environmental Protection: Taxation 162W
      EU Emissions Trading Scheme 164W
      Expenditure: Alcoholic Drinks 156W
      Fuel: Prices 164W
      Gas and Electricity Markets Authority 165W
      Gas-fired Power Stations 165W
      Gas-fired Power Stations: Carbon Emissions 166W
      Gas-fired Power Stations: Carbon Sequestration 167W
      Green Deal Scheme 167W
      Insulation: Housing 167W
      Intellectual Property 168W
      Legal Costs 169W
      Nuclear Power Stations 169W
      Oil: Prices 169W
      Renewable Energy 170W
      Renewable Energy: Feed-in Tariffs 171W
      Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme 171W
      Secondment 172W
      Solar Power: British Overseas Territories 172W
      Vodafone Group 172W
      Warm Front Scheme 173W
      Wind Power 173W
      Wind Power: British Overseas Territories 174W
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 36W
      Agriculture: Storage 36W
      Air Pollution: Greater London 37W
      Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency 37W
      Bovine Tuberculosis: Disease Control 38W
      Civil Servants: Code of Practice 39W
      Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 39W
      Expenditure: Catering 38W
      Expenditure: Flowers 40W
      Fisheries: Hartlepool 40W
      Food: Labelling 41W
      Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Business 41W
      Horse Passports 41W
      Infrastructure and Environment Unit 42W
      Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution 39W
      Low Emission Zones: Greater London 42W
      Ministerial Meetings 40W
      National Farmers Union 42W
      Nitrate Vulnerable Zones 43W
      Organic Food 43W
      Packaging: Recycling 44W
      Procurement 44W
      Rural Areas: Finance 44W
      Rural Areas: Housing 45W
      Rural Areas: Mobile Phones 45W
      Schmallenberg Virus 45W
      Third Sector 46W
      Tigers: Conservation 47W
      Vodafone Group 47W
      Water 47W
      Water Companies 48W
      Wind Power: Electricity 48W
Foreign and Commonwealth Office 185W
      Afghanistan 185W
      Antarctic 189W
      Ascension Island 189W
      Bosnia and Herzegovina 190W
      British Antarctic Survey 190W
      British Indian Ocean Territory 190W
      China 191W
      Civil Servants: Code of Practice 191W
      Correspondence 191W
      Diplomatic Service 191W
      Diplomatic Service: Arabic Language 192W
      E-mail 192W
      Expenditure: Alcoholic Drinks 189W
      Hungary 193W
      Middle East 193W
      Nagorno Karabakh 193W
      Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation 194W
      Palestinians 195W
      Somalia 196W
      South Sudan 196W
      Sri Lanka 197W
      Sudan and South Sudan 197W
      Syria 198W
      USA 199W
      Vodafone Group 199W
      Western Sahara 200W
      Yemen 200W
Health 93W
      Abortion 93W
      Air Ambulance Services 93W
      Alcoholic Drinks and Drugs: Rehabilitation 93W
      Ambulance Services: Cumbria 94W
      Artworks 94W
      Autism 94W
      Blood Diseases 95W
      Breast Cancer 95W
      Breast Cancer: Cumbria 96W
      Cancer 96W
      Christmas Trees 100W
      Civil Servants: Code of Practice 100W
      Cystic Fibrosis 101W
      Darent Valley Hospital 101W
      Dental Services 102W
      Departmental Staff 123W
      Diabetes: Leicester 103W
      Diabetes: Research 103W
      Dietary Supplements 104W
      Diets 104W
      Disability Aids: Communication 104W
      Disciplinary Proceedings 104W
      Diseases 105W
      Doctors: Training 105W
      Drugs 106W
      Drugs: Prices 106W
      Eating Disorders 106W
      Epilepsy 107W
      Exercise 107W
      Eyesight: Testing 108W
      Foetal Alcohol Syndrome 109W
      Folic Acid 112W
      Food: Safety 112W
      General Practitioners: Working Hours 114W
      Genito-urinary Medicine 114W
      Health Services: Staffordshire 114W
      Health Visitors 114W
      Hospitals: Admissions 116W
      Hospitals: Food 116W
      Hospitals: Infectious Diseases 117W
      Intensive Care: Greater London 118W
      Internet 121W
      Leukodystrophies 122W
      McKinsey and Company 123W
      Medical Treatments: Cortisone 123W
      Medicine: Education 124W
      Mental Health Services 124W
      Mental Health Services: Sexual Offences 125W
      Mental Health Services: Waiting Lists 125W
      Mental Illness: Prisoners 126W
      Midwives 126W
      Ministerial Travel 141W
      Multiple Sclerosis 127W
      Neurology: East Midlands 127W
      NHS Foundation Trusts 127W
      NHS: Innovation 128W
      NHS: Procurement 128W
      NHS: Redundancy 128W
      NHS: Training 129W
      Nurses: Pensions 129W
      Nurses: Standards 130W
      Older People: Loneliness 130W
      Organs: Donors 131W
      Palliative Care 131W
      Parkinson’s Disease: Prescriptions 131W
      Pay 132W
      Photographs 132W
      Prescription Drugs 132W
      Prescriptions: Fees and Charges 133W
      Procurement 133W
      Prostate Cancer: Health Education 133W
      Radiotherapy 134W
      Retinoblastoma 134W
      Ritalin 136W
      Royal Brompton Hospital 137W
      Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs Advisory Committee 137W
      Sleep Apnoea 137W
      Smoking: Motor Vehicles 138W
      Smoking: Young People 138W
      Social Services 138W
      Soft Drinks: Taurine 139W
      Surgery: Negligence 139W
      Telemedicine 140W
      Terminal Illnesses 140W
      Training 141W
      Transplant Surgery: Yorkshire and the Humber 141W
      Tuberculosis 141W
      Tuberculosis: Prisoners 142W
      Vodafone Group 143W
Home Department 9W
      Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse 9W
      Alcoholic Drinks: Prices 9W
      Asylum: Sri Lanka 9W
      British Nationality 10W
      Crime: Drugs 11W
      Crime Prevention 11W
      Deportation: Sri Lanka 11W
      E-mail 13W
      Entry Clearances: Domestic Workers 13W
      Entry Clearances: Sri Lanka 13W
      Exports: Metals 14W
      Foreign Workers: Doctors 14W
      G4S: Public Expenditure 14W
      Human Trafficking Ministerial Group 15W
      Immigrants: Detainees 15W
      Immigration: Bexleyheath 15W
      Ketamine 15W
      Leena Homes 16W
      Licensing Laws 16W
      Media Monitoring 17W
      Members: Correspondence 17W
      Metal Theft 33W
      Metal Theft 34W
      Migration Advisory Committee 18W
      Ministerial Visits 12W
      Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 18W
      Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner 18W
      Police Officers 19W
      Police: Voluntary Organisations 33W
      Proceeds of Crime: EU Action 33W
      Procurement 33W
      Staffing: Interim Posts 16W
      Tigers: Conservation 35W
      Vodafone Group 35W
House of Commons Commission 50W
      Theft 50W
Justice 206W
      Crime: Motor Vehicles 206W
      Criminal Proceedings 206W
      E-mail 207W
      Employment and Support Allowance 207W
      Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals 208W
      Fines: EU Law 208W
      Insolvency: Civil Proceedings 208W
      Legal Aid Scheme 209W
      Legal Aid Scheme: Travellers 209W
      Police and Crime Commissioners 210W
      Procurement 210W
      Sentencing: EU Action 211W
      Sexual Offences 212W
      Sexual Offences: Registration 211W
      Social Security Benefits: Appeals 212W
      Victim Support Schemes 213W
      Vodafone Group 213W
      Young Offenders: Greater London 214W
      Young Offenders: Lancashire 223W
Northern Ireland 49W
      Boston College 49W
      Departmental Responsibilities 49W
      Irish Language 50W
Transport 52W
      Aviation 52W
      Aviation: Exhaust Emissions 53W
      Aviation: Working Hours 53W
      Bus Services: Concessions 54W
      Civil Aviation Bill 54W
      Gospel Oak-Barking Railway Line 55W
      Harbours 54W
      Heathrow Airport: Air Pollution 55W
      London Airports 55W
      Motor Vehicles: Excise Duties 56W
      Motor Vehicles: Freight 56W
      Official Cars 56W
      Railway Stations: Islington 57W
      Railways: Electrification 57W
      Railways: North West 58W
      Roads: Repairs and Maintenance 58W
      Rolling Stock: Procurement 59W
      Shipping: Recruitment 60W
      Taxis 60W
      Transport for London 61W
      Vodafone Group 61W
Treasury 143W
      Alcoholic Drinks: Prices 143W
      Arch Cru 144W
      Child Benefit 144W
      Child Poverty 150W
      Corporation Tax 145W
      Credit Unions 145W
      Devolution: Finance 145W
      Economic Growth: Northern Ireland 146W
      Energy: Finance 146W
      Fuels: Prices 146W
      Growing Places Fund 146W
      Housing: Construction 147W
      Income Tax: Pensioners 148W
      Members: Correspondence 148W
      NHS: Private Finance Initiative 148W
      PAYE 149W
      Public Expenditure: Northern Ireland 151W
      Public Sector: Pay 151W
      Public Sector: Pensions 153W
      Social Security Benefits 153W
      Stamp Duty Land Tax: Wales 154W
      Valuation Office Agency: Trade Union Officials 154W
      VAT 155W
      Welfare Tax Credits: Birmingham 155W
      Welfare Tax Credits: Overpayments 156W
Wales 50W
      Police Stations: Gwent 50W

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Written Answers
Monday 16 April 2012

Business, Innovation and Skills 267W
      Action for Employment 267W
      Aerospace Industry 267W
      Arts 269W
      Business 270W
      Business: Ombudsman 271W
      Construction 271W
      Daylight Saving 294W
      Drugs 273W
      E-mail 273W
      Employment: Females 274W
      Energy 275W
      Environment Protection 276W
      EU External Trade 276W
      EU Trade 277W
      European Fighter Aircraft: India 277W
      Flycatcher Technology 269W
      Flycatcher Technology 278W
      Free Movement of Labour 278W
      Government Departments: Buildings 279W
      Government Departments: Empty Property 279W
      Government Departments: Private Sector 280W
      Green Investment Bank 280W
      Higher Education: Part-time Education 281W
      Higher Education: Private Sector 281W
      Job Creation 281W
      Languages: Training 282W
      Manufacturing Industries 285W
      Manufacturing Industries: West Midlands 286W
      Members: Correspondence 286W
      Motor Vehicles 287W
      Northwest Regional Development Agency 287W
      Office for Life Sciences 288W
      Prescription Drugs 288W
      Railways: Manufacturing Industries 289W
      Research: EU Grants and Loans 291W
      Research: Finance 292W
      Royal Mail: Public Appointments 293W
      Staff: Business Support Schemes 282W
      Students: Fees and Charges 293W
      Students: Finance 293W
      Sunday Trading: Birmingham, Ladywood 294W
      Technology Strategy Board 296W
      Telephone Services: Unsolicited Goods and Services 298W
      Textiles 298W
      Trade Fairs 300W
      Trade Promotion: Far East 302W
      UK Intellectual Property Office 302W
International Development 233W
      Afghanistan 233W
      Argentina 233W
      Bangladesh 234W
      Democratic Republic of Congo 234W
      Developing Countries: Corruption 235W
      Developing Countries: Females 235W
      Developing Countries: Maternity Services 235W
      Developing Countries: Primary Education 236W
      Developing Countries: Sanitation 236W
      Developing Countries: Tuberculosis 237W
      East Africa 238W
      E-mail 238W
      EU Aid 238W
      G8 239W
      G20 239W
      Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria 239W
      India 240W
      Overseas Aid 240W
      Palestinians 240W
      Sahel 241W
      Somalia 242W
      Syria 244W
      UN Conference on Sustainable Development 245W
      UN Women 245W
      Vodafone Group 246W
Work and Pensions 246W
      Access to Work Programme 246W
      Action for Employment 246W
      Broadband 247W
      Carer's Allowance 247W
      Child Maintenance 248W
      Contracts for Services 249W
      Council Tax Benefits 249W
      Council Tax Benefits: Take-up 250W
      Devolution: Wales 250W
      Disclosure of Information 251W
      Emma Harrison 252W
      Employment Agencies: Young People 252W
      Employment and Support Allowance 252W
      Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals 253W
      Employment and Support Allowance: Coventry 253W
      Employment Schemes 254W
      Employment Schemes: Birmingham 255W
      Employment Schemes: Young People 255W
      Expenditure: Catering 248W
      Hartlepool Power Station 256W
      Housing Benefit: Scotland 257W
      Housing Benefits 257W
      Housing Benefits: Greater London 257W
      Jobseeker's Allowance 258W
      McKinsey and Company 260W
      Parkinson's Disease 260W
      Personal Independence Payments 261W
      Procurement 261W
      Remploy 262W
      Remploy: Wales 262W
      Social Security Benefits: Telephone Services 262W
      State Retirement Pensions 263W
      Taxis 263W
      Universal Credit 264W
      Vodafone Group 264W
      Winter Fuel Payments 265W
      Work Capability Assessment 265W
      Work Experience 266W

Ministerial Correction
Monday 16 April 2012

Energy and Climate Change 1MC
      Renewable Energy 1MC