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To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the Bank of England was provided with the opportunity to review the Financial Services Authority's report into the failure of the Royal Bank of Scotland in advance of publication; if so, whether amendments were made or sections deleted; and whether such amendments or deletions related to the performance of the Bank, the Governor, or the Court.[HL16420]
The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon): The Bank of England was shown the Financial Services Authority's report into the failure of the Royal Bank of Scotland in advance of publication in order to confirm certain factual statements and to identify any other inaccuracies. The report seen in draft by the Bank contained no commentary or findings related to the performance of the Bank, the governor, or the Court.
To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Northover on 27 February (WA 203-4), which Minister approved the business case for the grant of £90 million by the Department for International Development to BBC Media Action and which endorsed the payment of the grant; and why in that business case, entitled BBC World Service Trust Accountable Grant, 2011-16, both versions of the intervention budget had the same overall total although the second was costed as one where emergency funding of £2.3 million was not possible.[HL16411]
The proposal from BBC Media Action presented two budget options on strengthening prevention of and responses to humanitarian crises. The first option had a stand-alone emergency fund not allocated to a specific year. The second option spread the costs over the period of the grant.
The final budget, approved in the business case for the global grant to BBC World Service Trust (now Media Action) spreads the cost of strengthening resilience and preparing for crises over the period of the grant.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how the Wales Office define bonus payments in the context of civil service pay; what proportion of civil servants are eligible to receive non-consolidated performance payments; and how they are selected for those payments.[HL16633]
Lord Wallace of Tankerness: The only staff who are entitled to bonus payments in the Wales Office are employees of the Ministry of Justice so the department uses its definition of bonus payments in the context of civil service pay for staff; 51% of Wales Office staff are eligible to receive non-consolidated performance payments; of these only staff achieving an "outstanding" mark in terms of their end year performance would receive a payment, assuming that it has been agreed that bonuses will be paid.
The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford): At the Perth Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) heads of Government agreed some of the most significant reforms in recent Commonwealth history, but there still remains much to do. Heads of Government mandated the reformed Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) and the Secretary-General to evaluate relevant options for a Commissioner for Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights. They also established a ministerial task force. The UK is one of the 12 countries represented on the task force which will meet for the first time in June to discuss the outstanding 43 Eminent Persons Group recommendations. Member states have also been tasked with holding national consultations on the development of a charter setting out the Commonwealth core values. We have been asked to respond by the end of March 2012. All this work will culminate in the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers meeting in September in New York, which I hope will result in real progress for the Commonwealth.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the procurement process by which Locality was appointed as the "selected partner" to "deliver and train up to 5,000 community organisers", including the process of advertising the contract and choosing the successful organisation.[HL16491]
Lord Wallace of Saltaire: The Cabinet Office ran an open and transparent procurement process through the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU). All bidders were assessed thoroughly against robust and published criteria and received feedback on their performance, both in relation to their written tenders and the interviews. Locality was appointed to deliver the community organisers programme as they scored higher against the criteria than the other bidders.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many senior or trainee community organisers have so far been appointed and in which localities they are operating; how many will be appointed during the rest of 2012; and in which localities they will be operating.[HL16492]
Lord Wallace of Saltaire: The Government are committed to train 5,000 community organisers by March 2015. These will be made up of 500 senior community organisers who will in turn train 4,500 voluntary community organisers. After a period of listening to their local community senior community organisers begin to recruit local voluntary community organisers.
By the end of 2012 the target is to have trained a total of 210 senior community organisers. Localities that future senior community organisers will operate in are yet to be identified but will be posted on this website at http://www.cocollaborative.org.uk/.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the £20,000 bursaries to be paid to community organisers will be subject to income tax and national insurance contributions and whether monies spent by community organisers will be subject to audit; and whether the payment of a bursary follows a successful completion of the period of paid appointment as a Trainee Community Organiser at the rates advertised on the Re:generate website, or whether this salary is part of the £20,000.[HL16494]
Lord Wallace of Saltaire: The bursaries received by senior community organisers to fund their one-year training programme are subject to income tax and national insurance contributions. £3,000 of the bursary is set aside for expenses, and is audited by the host organisation which releases payment upon submission of receipts. A further £2,000 is set aside for compulsory specialist training called Go Deeper, while the remaining £15,000 constitutes a salary and is therefore spent on living costs. This bursary is paid on a monthly basis through the national partner, Locality. Community organisers do not receive any further funding on top of their £20,000 bursary.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will fund local Community Organiser schemes beyond the initial training contracts, bursaries or salaries paid to the first 500 Community Organisers; if so, for what purposes and on what basis; and if not, how the expenses incurred in organising communities and in recruiting assistant Community Organisers, including the payment of expenses to the assistant Community Organisers, will be covered following the initial period.[HL16495]
Lord Wallace of Saltaire: Five hundred community organisers receive a £20,000 bursary to fund their one-year training programme. We expect that senior community organisers will use this time to develop effective relationships with businesses, local authorities, voluntary organisations and individuals, prove their worth within their communities and become self-funding.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the approved criteria for the appointment by Locality of host organisations in the community organisers programme; what evidential basis is used for the assessment of the suitability of organisations and
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Lord Wallace of Saltaire: Prospective organisations can bid to become a host organisation for the programme by applying online at http://cocollaborative.org.uk/resource/become-host. Each application submitted is then marked against criteria laid out in the host criteria and guidance form, available at the above website. and a long-list of organisations who have scored highest is discussed. At this point, a panel (made up of government officials, Locality, Re:generate and an independent adviser) consider a range of further factors to create a shortlist including:geographic spread;existence of Community First panels in the area;level of social deprivation in the area;type of organisation; andunderstanding of the Root Solutions Listening Matters approach to community organising.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what criteria they have set out for the proposed recruitment of 4,500 part-time voluntary community organisers; whether those posts will be advertised by (1) publications, (2) the internet, (3) local notice boards, (4) directly to national and local voluntary and volunteer organisations, or (5) other means; and who will be responsible for their appointment.[HL16505]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud): Work programme providers have the freedom to design support to address the barriers to employment of each claimant. This could include placing a claimant as a part-time voluntary community organiser.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have assessed the regulatory impact and costs to business of the proposals in their Consultation on Copyright to impose statutory codes on collective licensing societies and introduce new exceptions. [HL16609]
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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox):The Government's consultation on copyright, published on 14 December 2011 (copies available in the Library of the House) was accompanied by a set of initial impact assessments, available from the Intellectual Property Office website. These addressed the regulatory impact and costs to business of the proposals to impose statutory codes on collective licensing societies, and to introduce new exceptions. The initial impact assessments will be reviewed in the light of evidence collected during the consultation process, and from the Government's continuing research programme.
The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally): District judge (magistrates' court) appointments are made on a case-by-case basis. This follows full consultation at a local level together with a detailed business case, which is approved by the Lord Chancellor. This process is in line with the judicial protocol governing the appointment of district judges (magistrates' court), which is currently being reviewed by the senior judiciary. Given business need is determined at a local level, there are no central plans overall to increase the number of district judges (magistrates' court).
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Please note, the figure for 2002 does not include magistrates who fell under the jurisdiction of the Duchy of Lancaster, which used to appoint magistrates for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire.
Lord McNally: The department does not collect information nationally on the number of hours sat by magistrates. We do hold information on the total number of hours sat within a magistrates' court but this information is not split by type of judiciary (for example magistrates, district judges).
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The figures may not include hours where a magistrates' court has sat at an alternative location. The above data are taken from the HMCTS performance database. Data prior to 2007-08 came from a different data source and are not comparable.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they have responsibility for ensuring the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities across the United Kingdom as a whole.[HL16549]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud): The UK Government acknowledge their responsibility regarding the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (the convention). The convention covers all aspects of life. The devolved Administrations will develop their own responses to the convention in the light of their assessments of needs, resources and priorities. It would go against the spirit of the devolution settlements and the Sewel convention for the UK Government to seek to impose detailed requirements on the devolved Administrations in this regard.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they will give effect to the recommendation by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission to develop a UK-wide, high level action plan to assist the Government in meeting their responsibilities under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.[HL16550]
Lord Freud: The UK Government do not believe that a UK-wide high-level action plan is necessary in order for it to meet the obligations of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The UK Government and the devolved Administrations are committed to the convention. The UK Government are currently developing a new disability strategy, taking the convention as its basis. This new strategy will apply primarily to England, except for matters that are not devolved. The devolved Administrations are developing their own strategic responses to the convention. This will allow implementation of the convention to be responsive to local needs, resources, priorities and what disabled people themselves in different parts of the UK are saying is important to their lives.
To ask Her Majesty's Government , further to the Written Answer by Lord Sassoon on 7 March (WA 421-2), what steps they have taken to ascertain how many suppliers around the United Kingdom are willing and able to supply white diesel for marine use, to consult formally about the effect of the regulations on marine businesses and other users both in the United Kingdom and in other European Union member states, and to undertake a study into the potential impacts on business. [HL16568]
The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon): The supply of white diesel for marine use is a commercial decision over which Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has no powers of intervention. HMRC has not taken specific steps to ascertain the number of suppliers around the United Kingdom which may be willing or able to supply white diesel for marine use.
The changes being introduced in the Finance Bill 2012 clarify the current position, that the use of red diesel with full duty paid to propel pleasure craft is a UK procedure permitted under UK legislation within UK waters. There is no requirement for white diesel to be used within UK waters.
To ask Her Majesty's Government why enhanced 100% capital allowances are available in the Liverpool, Sheffield, Tees Valley, Humber, Black Country and North Eastern enterprise zones in England for companies making significant capital-intensive investments, but not in enterprise zones in Wales, given that the Welsh zones are in places which are designated as assisted areas under prevailing European Union regulations.[HL16419]
The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon): As the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in the Budget on 21 March, the Government have agreed to make enhanced capital allowances available at designated sites in the enterprise zone at Deeside in north Wales. The Government will consider the addition of further sites once the Welsh Government have developed further proposals.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what discussions they have had with the Equality and Human Rights Commission regarding its publication of statutory Codes of Practice under the Equality Act 2010. [HL16381]
Baroness Verma: Officials of the Government Equalities Office commented to the Equality and Human Rights Commission on its draft statutory codes of practice on employment, services and equal pay in relation to the Equality Act 2010, which have since come into effect. More recently, there have been contacts between officials and the Commission about the publication of further statutory codes on further and higher education, on schools and on the public sector equality duty which the Commission had prepared in draft.
To ask Her Majesty's Government , further to the Written Answer by Lord Hill of Oareford on 13 March (WA 41), whether the advice for school leaders, staff, governing bodies and local authorities on the provisions of the Equality Act 2010 on the Department for Education website, dated December 2011, will be reviewed before April 2012, as stated. [HL16440]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford): The advice has been reviewed and some minor changes have been made. The revised version will be made available on the Department for Education website within the next few days at: http://www.education.gov.uk/aboutdfe/ policiesandprocedures/equalityanddiversity/a0064570/the-equality-act-2010.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, when finalising the list of candidates for the office of the United Kingdom judge at the European Court of Human Rights, the Government exercised their right, as the United Kingdom's representative in international affairs, to depart from the selection panel's first recommendation.[HL16399]
The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally): The list of three candidates for the office of the next judge at the European Court of Human Rights with respect to the United Kingdom to replace the current judge, Sir Nicolas Bratza, was drawn up by an independent selection panel following an open selection competition.
Both the Secretary of State for Justice and the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs endorsed the first list recommended by the selection panel without seeking any changes to the list.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many written instructions have been provided by ministers in the Scotland Office to the Accounting Officer for the Department in accordance with paragraph 5.5 of the Ministerial Code in the past two years; and for what reasons.[HL16704]
The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Wallace of Tankerness): No written instructions have been provided by Ministers in the Scotland Office to the accounting officer for the department in accordance with paragraph 5.5 of the Ministerial Code in the past two years.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how the Scotland Office define bonus payments in the context of civil service pay; what proportion of civil servants are eligible to receive non-consolidated performance payments; and how they are selected for those payments.[HL16525]
The Advocate-General for Scotland (Lord Wallace of Tankerness): Staff in the Scotland Office are on secondment, mainly from the Scottish Government or the Ministry of Justice. Staff may be eligible for non-consolidated performance payments in different ways. First, through end-of-year performance payments under their parent bodies' performance management arrangements, and in the case of the Senior Civil Service, within a common framework set by the Cabinet Office. Depending on these arrangements, departmental pay remits, and the achievement of a level of performance that meets a defined qualifying level of performance, all staff may be eligible for end-of- year performance payments.
Secondly, under Scotland Office reward and recognition arrangements, staff below the Senior Civil Service are eligible for non-consolidated performance payments or small and instantaneous awards, e.g. vouchers, in recognition of special effort, achievement and commitment.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what are the groups of diseases or other health-related issues for which in-house pathology tests using in-vitro methods have been developed in the National Health Service. [HL16570]
To ask the Chairman of Committees what are the job titles of all staff in Black Rod's Department who are not administrative staff or doorkeepers; what is the value of their salary and any other
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Black Rod's annual salary is disclosed in the annual remuneration report annexed to the resource accounts. For 2010-11 Black Rod's salary fell within the range £85-90,000 full year equivalent. A residence, which is owned by the House of Lords, is provided for Black Rod. The administration pays the annual service charge of £5,458. Black Rod pays for his TV licence, housekeeping and utility bills and council tax. The residence also incurs a personal tax liability.
Executive responsibilities for the Yeoman Usher are to act as deputy to Black Rod in all areas of his responsibilities within the House of Lords administration. In particular, he line manages the team of doorkeepers within the House and oversees all personnel and budgetary issues within Black Rod's department.
The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara): The main boiler house within the Palace of Westminster comprises a set of three steam boilers. The boilers typically operate with two in use and the third as a standby, thereby providing resilience within the system. There is a single steam pipework distribution system from the plant room which serves the heating and hot water requirements of both Houses simultaneously.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of any increase in housing mobility resulting from changes to housing benefit and the introduction of the household benefit cap on future demand for the local replacement for the discretionary social fund.[HL16551]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Work and Pensions (Lord Freud): Priorities for the local replacement for the discretionary social fund will be for local authorities in England and the devolved Governments for Scotland and Wales to decide. The settlement letter that will accompany the funding will say that its purpose is to concentrate resources on those facing greatest difficulty in managing their income, and to enable a more flexible response to unavoidable need. The letter will make explicit that the funding is to provide a replacement provision for community care grants and general living expenses crisis loans.
To ease the transition for the reforms the Government have put in place a substantial package of financial and practical support worth £190 million over the spending review period, including an additional £130 million contribution to discretionary housing payments. The Government are also giving existing customers up to nine months' transitional protection from the review date of their claim to help them adjust to the new rates and to find alternative accommodation if needed.
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are considering a written intervention under Article 36 of the European Convention on Human Rights in
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To ask Her Majesty's Government , further to the Written Statement by Lord Howell of Guildford on 28 February (WS 114-5) announcing a sustainable use marine protected area in South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands containing a sustainable fishery zone, whether they will amend the Chagos Islands/British Indian Ocean Territory Marine Protected Area, designated on 1 April 2010, to include a similar zone recognising the traditional fishing rights of Mauritius and the Chagossians, in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.[HL16537]
The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Howell of Guildford): We have no plans to change the British Indian Ocean Territory marine protected area which is fully compatible with United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea obligations.
The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon): During calendar year 2011, the number of counterfeit Bank of England banknotes taken out of circulation was around 374,000 with a face value of £6.3 million. Details of the number of counterfeit Bank of England notes taken out of circulation are published on the Bank's website.
Although, the Bank does not estimate the value of forged notes in circulation, the Bank's annual report notes the percentage of counterfeits found compared to the number of genuine notes processed by the banking system each year. In 2010, this figure was 0.0024%. Most counterfeits, which are of the £20 denomination, are used only once and then identified and removed during the banking process, so the number of counterfeit notes in circulation is extremely small.
The Royal Mint conducts twice-yearly surveys to estimate the level of counterfeit £1 coins in circulation. The November 2011 survey estimated this rate to be 3.09%. No other denomination of coin is believed to be under significant threat from counterfeiting.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many commissioning support services for clinical commissioning groups are expected to be identified by 1 April 2012; and how many of those are expected to be led by former primary care trust managers. [HL16591]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Earl Howe): Work is in hand within primary care trusts (PCTs), strategic health authorities and the NHS Commissioning Board Authority to develop the necessary arrangements to support the new commissioning system. The detailed strategy describing this is set out in the publication Developing Commissioning Support: Towards Service Excellence.
Information on the number of emerging National Health Service commissioning support services is not yet available. The leadership of these organisations as at 1 April 2012 is a matter for the PCT clusters. The department does not hold information on PCT cluster staffing arrangements.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many private sector contracts currently exist within the National Health Service in primary, acute and tertiary care; and what is the value of those contracts. [HL16627]
To ask Her Majesty's Government which public sector pension schemes will revalue active members' benefits above the level of the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) and by what percentage figure; what revaluation figure will be utilised if the difference between the CPI and Retail Prices Index is less than that percentage; what figure will be utilised if there is no inflationary rise in the CPI; and which public sector pension schemes and state pensions will not be revalued in this way.[HL16436]
The Commercial Secretary to the Treasury (Lord Sassoon): The table below sets out the revaluation rates in each of the schemes for which heads of agreement or proposed final agreement have been reached:
To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the incidence of rape within United Kingdom prisons in each year since 2008; and in the light of the United Kingdom's current extradition arrangements with the United States, what are the figures acknowledged by the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, for rapes within American prisons since 2008.[HL16602]
To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the incidence of murder within United Kingdom prisons in each year since 2008; and in the light of the United Kingdom's current extradition arrangements with the United States, what are the figures acknowledged by the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, for murder within American prisons since 2008.[HL16603]
To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the incidence of suicide within United Kingdom prisons in each year since 2008; and in the light of the United Kingdom's current extradition arrangements with the United States, what are the figures acknowledged by the United States Attorney General, Eric Holder, for suicide within American prisons since 2008.[HL16604]
The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice (Lord McNally): This reply covers prisons in England and Wales only. Those in Scotland and Northern Ireland are managed by their devolved Administrations. It would not be appropriate to supply information on behalf of the Government of the United States of America. My noble friend may wish to note that the National Offender Management Service publishes statistics on safety in custody on the Justice website via the following link: http://www.justice.gov.uk/statistics/prisons-and-probation/safety-in-custody. Data for 2011 will be available in July 2012.
NOMS records numbers of all types of sexual assault incident in prison but does not have a separate offence classification for rape. Sexual assaults are recorded where the perpetrator is a prisoner and the victim is another prisoner, an officer or another person. There were 120 sexual assaults recorded in 2008, 129 in 2009 and 137 in 2010.
NOMS uses the term "apparent self-inflicted death" to describe all deaths where it appears that a prisoner
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To ask Her Majesty's Government which five local education authorities had the best and which five had the worst pupil attendance records in England and Wales, in each year from 2005 to 2011. [HL16391]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Schools (Lord Hill of Oareford): Information on those local authorities in England with the highest and lowest overall absence rates from 2006-07 to 2009-10 is shown in the table. Comparable information for 2005-06 is not available because absence data were only collected from secondary schools.
The latest available published information on absence for a full year, is published as Statistical First Release 03/2011 Pupil Absence in Schools in England, Including Pupil Characteristics: 2009-10 at: http://www.education. gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/s000994/index.shtml. This includes information for each local authority.
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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (Lord Astor of Hever): Both the Combined Cadet Forces and the community cadet forces provide excellent development opportunities for young people through military-themed activities, supported by the dedicated work of adult volunteers. At the end of the academic year 2010-11 there were 257 Combined Cadet Force contingents in schools in the United Kingdom, of which 196 were based in independent schools.
To ask the Chairman of Committees whether there are plans to mark the two hundredth anniversary of the assassination of Spencer Perceval on 11 May 1812 in the Palace of Westminster; and, if the anniversary will be marked, when the decision to mark the event was taken, by whom, and after what process.[HL16699]
The Chairman of Committees (Lord Brabazon of Tara): The Parliamentary Archives, which is leading on the commemoration for both Houses, will be marking the 200th anniversary of the assassination of Spencer Perceval with a display of records and artwork in the Royal Gallery, which will run from early May to mid-August 2012. The display will be seen by visitors to Parliament on the visitor route throughout the summer. On the day of the anniversary there will be other activities including new web pages on the Living Heritage section of the parliamentary website, a Twitter feed, and a lunchtime talk by the Clerk of the Records. The Archives will also be participating in a BBC Parliament programme on the assassination, which is currently under discussion.
Such matters are a core activity of the Parliamentary Archives, working with the Information Office, and are reflected in published business plans. The marking of this anniversary has been in the Parliamentary Archives' business plan since October 2010, and was first published as a target in the 2011-12 House of Lords business plan (see HL Paper 132, p26). The
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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (Baroness Wilcox): The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in the Budget on 21 March that the Government would introduce legislation suspending the current rules that prohibit some large shops from opening on a Sunday from the week before the opening ceremony of the
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The temporary suspension of Sunday trading restrictions will assist in ensuring that visitors can take full advantage of all the UK has to offer, including its world-class shops. This suspension is not a pilot for a wider liberalisation of Sunday trading, nor will a Bill contain powers for wider liberalisation.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what financial support they have given towards the US-Ireland Alliance Mitchell Scholars' programme or to the president of the US-Ireland Alliance; and how the use of this money is accounted for and supervised. [HL16694]
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