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Column: 57

Written Answers to Questions [12 May 1998]

NORTHERN IRELAND [12 May 1998]

Trust Ports [12 May 1998]

Mr. Benton -- Trust Ports [12 May 1998]

Marjorie Mowlam

Column: 58

Crime and Disorder Legislation [12 May 1998]

Mr. Donaldson -- Crime and Disorder Legislation [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ingram

Public Bodies [12 May 1998]

Mr. Opik -- Public Bodies [12 May 1998]

Mr. Paul Murphy

Inward Investment [12 May 1998]

Mr. McGrady -- Inward Investment [12 May 1998]

Column: 59

Mr. Ingram

CULTURE, MEDIA AND SPORT [12 May 1998]

Countryside Access [12 May 1998]

Mr. Bennett -- Countryside Access [12 May 1998]

Mr. Banks

Column: 60

Football (Racism) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Dismore -- Football (Racism) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Banks

ENVIRONMENT, TRANSPORT AND THE REGIONS [12 May 1998]

Housing (Disabled Access) [12 May 1998]

Angela Smith -- Housing (Disabled Access) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Raynsford

Column: 61

Diving [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Curtis-Thomas -- Diving [12 May 1998]

Angela Eagle

Mrs. Curtis-Thomas -- Diving [12 May 1998]

Angela Eagle

Mrs. Curtis-Thomas -- Diving [12 May 1998]

Angela Eagle

Column: 62

Pipelines [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Curtis-Thomas -- Pipelines [12 May 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Wildlife Sites [12 May 1998]

Sir Peter Emery -- Wildlife Sites [12 May 1998]

Angela Eagle

Roads (Warrington) [12 May 1998]

Helen Jones -- Roads (Warrington) [12 May 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Helen Jones -- Roads (Warrington) [12 May 1998]

Column: 63

Ms Glenda Jackson

Electoral Arrangements (North Somerset) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Cotter -- Electoral Arrangements (North Somerset) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Raynsford

Column: 64

Freight Transport [12 May 1998]

Mr. Dafis -- Freight Transport [12 May 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Bangladeshi-registered Airlines [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Dunwoody -- Bangladeshi-registered Airlines [12 May 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Cycle Routes [12 May 1998]

Sir Raymond Powell -- Cycle Routes [12 May 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Housing (Disabled Conversions) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Burns -- Housing (Disabled Conversions) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Raynsford

Column: 65

Roads (Litter Clearance) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Paice -- Roads (Litter Clearance) [12 May 1998]

Angela Eagle

Mr. Paice -- Roads (Litter Clearance) [12 May 1998]

Angela Eagle

Lifebelts [12 May 1998]

Mr. Paice -- Lifebelts [12 May 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Freedom of Information [12 May 1998]

Mr. Sanders -- Freedom of Information [12 May 1998]

Angela Eagle

Column: 66

Access Committee for England [12 May 1998]

Mr. Viggers -- Access Committee for England [12 May 1998]

Mr. Raynsford

Environmental Impact Assessment Directive [12 May 1998]

Mr. Barron -- Environmental Impact Assessment Directive [12 May 1998]

Mr. Caborn

Maritime and Coastguard Agency [12 May 1998]

Dr. Whitehead -- Maritime and Coastguard Agency [12 May 1998]

Ms Glenda Jackson

Column: 67

Environmental Protection [12 May 1998]

Mr. Leslie -- Environmental Protection [12 May 1998]

Mr. Meacher

Inclusive Regeneration Report [12 May 1998]

Mr. Barron -- Inclusive Regeneration Report [12 May 1998]

Mr. Caborn

AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FOOD [12 May 1998]

Common Fisheries Policy [12 May 1998]

Mr. Shaw -- Common Fisheries Policy [12 May 1998]

Mr. Morley

Column: 68

Pesticides [12 May 1998]

Mr. Peter Bradley -- Pesticides [12 May 1998]

Mr. Rooker

LORD CHANCELLOR'S DEPARTMENT [12 May 1998]

Children's Rights Convention [12 May 1998]

Mr. David Heath -- Children's Rights Convention [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

Patents (Great Seals) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Burstow -- Patents (Great Seals) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

Column: 69

Prisoners (Civil Justice) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Luff -- Prisoners (Civil Justice) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

Contingency Fee Payments [12 May 1998]

Mr. Llwyd -- Contingency Fee Payments [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

Justices of the Peace [12 May 1998]

Mr. Beith -- Justices of the Peace [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

Deaf Jurors [12 May 1998]

Mr. Levitt -- Deaf Jurors [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

Column: 70

Mr. Levitt -- Deaf Jurors [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

Public Bodies [12 May 1998]

Mr. Opik -- Public Bodies [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hoon

HOME DEPARTMENT [12 May 1998]

Prisoners [12 May 1998]

Mr. Cawsey -- Prisoners [12 May 1998]

Ms Quin

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Prisoners [12 May 1998]

Ms Quin

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Prisoners [12 May 1998]

Column: 71

Ms Quin

Firearms Compensation [12 May 1998]

Mr. Robathan -- Firearms Compensation [12 May 1998]

Mr. Michael

Immigration [12 May 1998]

Ms Hewitt -- Immigration [12 May 1998]

Mr. Mike O'Brien

Column: 72

Human Rights [12 May 1998]

Mr. Mitchell -- Human Rights [12 May 1998]

Mr. Mike O'Brien

Sir Alastair Goodlad -- Human Rights [12 May 1998]

Mr. Mike O'Brien

Column: 73

Column: 74

Proxy Voting [12 May 1998]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Proxy Voting [12 May 1998]

Mr. George Howarth

Animal Procedures Committee [12 May 1998]

Dr. Starkey -- Animal Procedures Committee [12 May 1998]

Mr. George Howarth

Column: 73

Column: 73

Column: 73

Column: 75

Dr. Starkey -- Animal Procedures Committee [12 May 1998]

Mr. George Howarth

Incapacitants [12 May 1998]

Mr. Livingstone -- Incapacitants [12 May 1998]

Mr. Michael

Column: 76

DEFENCE [12 May 1998]

Officers [12 May 1998]

Mr. Bayley -- Officers [12 May 1998]

Dr. Reid

Column: 77

Departmental Personnel [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hancock -- Departmental Personnel [12 May 1998]

Dr. Reid

Mr. Hancock -- Departmental Personnel [12 May 1998]

Dr. Reid

Mr. Hancock -- Departmental Personnel [12 May 1998]

Dr. Reid

Column: 78

Mr. Hancock -- Departmental Personnel [12 May 1998]

Dr. Reid

Field Marshals [12 May 1998]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Field Marshals [12 May 1998]

Dr. Reid

Indonesia [12 May 1998]

Ann Clwyd -- Indonesia [12 May 1998]

Dr. Reid

Column: 79

TREASURY [12 May 1998]

Economic and Monetary Union [12 May 1998]

Mr. Bercow -- Economic and Monetary Union [12 May 1998]

Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

Economic Growth [12 May 1998]

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Economic Growth [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Liddell

Comprehensive Spending Review [12 May 1998]

Mr. Malcolm Bruce -- Comprehensive Spending Review [12 May 1998]

Mr. Darling

NVQ Training Providers [12 May 1998]

Mr. Chope -- NVQ Training Providers [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Column: 80

North Sea Fiscal Regime [12 May 1998]

Sir Robert Smith -- North Sea Fiscal Regime [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mozambique (Debt Repayments) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Timms -- Mozambique (Debt Repayments) [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Liddell

Mr. Timms -- Mozambique (Debt Repayments) [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Liddell

Column: 81

Tax-free Sales [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Ewing -- Tax-free Sales [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mrs. Ewing -- Tax-free Sales [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mrs. Ewing -- Tax-free Sales [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mrs. Ewing -- Tax-free Sales [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mrs. Ewing -- Tax-free Sales [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Tax-free Sales [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Column: 82

Government Information (Access) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Dafis -- Government Information (Access) [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mr. Dafis -- Government Information (Access) [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Mr. Dafis -- Government Information (Access) [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

Civil Registration Records [12 May 1998]

Mr. Todd -- Civil Registration Records [12 May 1998]

Mr. Kidney -- Civil Registration Records [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Liddell

Cornwall [12 May 1998]

Mr. Wigley -- Cornwall [12 May 1998]

Column: 83

Mr. Geoffrey Robinson

Correspondence [12 May 1998]

Mr. Townend -- Correspondence [12 May 1998]

Dawn Primarolo

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT [12 May 1998]

Staff Car Mileage Allowance [12 May 1998]

Mr. Stunell -- Staff Car Mileage Allowance [12 May 1998]

Dr. Howells

Further and Higher Education [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Curtis-Thomas -- Further and Higher Education [12 May 1998]

Column: 84

Dr. Howells

Mrs. Curtis-Thomas -- Further and Higher Education [12 May 1998]

Dr. Howells

Standard Assessment Tests [12 May 1998]

Mr. Don Foster -- Standard Assessment Tests [12 May 1998]

Mr. Byers

Child Care [12 May 1998]

Dr. Lynne Jones -- Child Care [12 May 1998]

Mr. Andrew Smith

Column: 85

Mr. Hammond -- Child Care [12 May 1998]

Mr. Alan Howarth

National Grid for Learning [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ian Taylor -- National Grid for Learning [12 May 1998]

Dr. Howells

Column: 86

Mr. Ian Taylor -- National Grid for Learning [12 May 1998]

Dr. Howells

Mr. Ian Taylor -- National Grid for Learning [12 May 1998]

Dr. Howells

Pre-school Learning [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hammond -- Pre-school Learning [12 May 1998]

Ms Estelle Morris

Mr. Hammond -- Pre-school Learning [12 May 1998]

Ms Estelle Morris

Column: 87

Disabled People [12 May 1998]

Mr. Viggers -- Disabled People [12 May 1998]

Mr. Alan Howarth

SCOTLAND [12 May 1998]

Local Authority Elections [12 May 1998]

Mr. Charles Kennedy -- Local Authority Elections [12 May 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

Further Education Funding [12 May 1998]

Mr. Moore -- Further Education Funding [12 May 1998]

Mr. Wilson

Mr. Moore -- Further Education Funding [12 May 1998]

Mr. Wilson

Column: 88

Scottish Parliament [12 May 1998]

Mr. Wigley -- Scottish Parliament [12 May 1998]

Mr. Dewar

Mr. Wigley -- Scottish Parliament [12 May 1998]

Mr. Dewar

Student Awards Agency [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ernie Ross -- Student Awards Agency [12 May 1998]

Mr. Wilson

Column: 89

Tweed and Eye Protection Order [12 May 1998]

Mr. Kirkwood -- Tweed and Eye Protection Order [12 May 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

Mr. Kirkwood -- Tweed and Eye Protection Order [12 May 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

Mr. Kirkwood -- Tweed and Eye Protection Order [12 May 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

Mr. Kirkwood -- Tweed and Eye Protection Order [12 May 1998]

Column: 90

Mr. Macdonald

Mr. Kirkwood -- Tweed and Eye Protection Order [12 May 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

River Protection Orders [12 May 1998]

Mr. Kirkwood -- River Protection Orders [12 May 1998]

Mr. Macdonald

DUCHY OF LANCASTER [12 May 1998]

Age Discrimination [12 May 1998]

Ms Perham -- Age Discrimination [12 May 1998]

Dr. David Clark

WALES [12 May 1998]

NHS Survey [12 May 1998]

Mr. Barry Jones -- NHS Survey [12 May 1998]

Mr. Win Griffiths

Column: 91

New Deal (NHS) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Barry Jones -- New Deal (NHS) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hain

Teaching Hospitals [12 May 1998]

Mr. Barry Jones -- Teaching Hospitals [12 May 1998]

Mr. Win Griffiths

Spinal Injury Units [12 May 1998]

Mr. Wigley -- Spinal Injury Units [12 May 1998]

Mr. Win Griffiths

Further Education [12 May 1998]

Mr. Barry Jones -- Further Education [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hain

Rural Job Creation [12 May 1998]

Mr. Barry Jones -- Rural Job Creation [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hain

Column: 92

School Sixth Forms [12 May 1998]

Mr. Touhig -- School Sixth Forms [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hain

Autistic Children [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones -- Autistic Children [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hain

Public Appointments [12 May 1998]

Ms Julie Morgan -- Public Appointments [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Column: 93

Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Mr. Llew Smith -- Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Column: 94

Mr. Flynn -- Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Mr. Flynn -- Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Welsh Assembly [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Crickhowell House [12 May 1998]

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Crickhowell House [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Column: 95

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Crickhowell House [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Welsh Health Common Services Authority [12 May 1998]

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Welsh Health Common Services Authority [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Welsh Health Common Services Authority [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Museums [12 May 1998]

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Museums [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Column: 96

Mr. Rhodri Morgan -- Museums [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ron Davies

Incomes [12 May 1998]

Mr. Alan W. Williams -- Incomes [12 May 1998]

Mr. Hain

HEALTH [12 May 1998]

Commission for Health Improvement [12 May 1998]

Mr. Maples -- Commission for Health Improvement [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Haemophiliacs (Hepatitis C) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Nicholls -- Haemophiliacs (Hepatitis C) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Boateng

Column: 97

NHS Trusts (Mergers) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Flight -- NHS Trusts (Mergers) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Devonshire Royal Hospital [12 May 1998]

Mr. Levitt -- Devonshire Royal Hospital [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

GP Research Database [12 May 1998]

Mr. Tredinnick -- GP Research Database [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Column: 98

Extra-contractual Referrals [12 May 1998]

Mr. Maples -- Extra-contractual Referrals [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Oncologists [12 May 1998]

Mr. Maples -- Oncologists [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Sodium Bicarbonate [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Ellman -- Sodium Bicarbonate [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Column: 99

Fluoridation [12 May 1998]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Fluoridation [12 May 1998]

Ms Jowell

Laser Surgery [12 May 1998]

Mr. Gordon Prentice -- Laser Surgery [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Hospital Waiting Times [12 May 1998]

Mr. Maples -- Hospital Waiting Times [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Column: 100

Closures and Service Reduction [12 May 1998]

Mr. Maples -- Closures and Service Reduction [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Primary Care Groups [12 May 1998]

Mr. Paice -- Primary Care Groups [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

Disabled Persons [12 May 1998]

Mr. Viggers -- Disabled Persons [12 May 1998]

Mr. Boateng

Eastbourne District General Hospital [12 May 1998]

Mr. Waterson -- Eastbourne District General Hospital [12 May 1998]

Column: 101

Mr. Milburn

Mr. Waterson -- Eastbourne District General Hospital [12 May 1998]

Mr. Milburn

SOCIAL SECURITY [12 May 1998]

Policy Reviews [12 May 1998]

Mr. Burns -- Policy Reviews [12 May 1998]

Mr. Denham

Column: 102

Lone Parents [12 May 1998]

Mr. Burns -- Lone Parents [12 May 1998]

Mr. Keith Bradley

Mr. Burns -- Lone Parents [12 May 1998]

Mr. Keith Bradley

EU Ministers for Women [12 May 1998]

Mr. Kirkwood -- EU Ministers for Women [12 May 1998]

Column: 103

Ms Harman

Child Support [12 May 1998]

Mr. Chope -- Child Support [12 May 1998]

Mr. Keith Bradley

Column: 104

Contributions Agency [12 May 1998]

Mr. Cousins -- Contributions Agency [12 May 1998]

Mr. Denham

Column: 105

FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS [12 May 1998]

British Exporters [12 May 1998]

Mr. Eric Clarke -- British Exporters [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Middle East Peace Process [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Betty Williams -- Middle East Peace Process [12 May 1998]

Mr. Dismore -- Middle East Peace Process [12 May 1998]

Dr. Gibson -- Middle East Peace Process [12 May 1998]

Rev. Martin Smyth -- Middle East Peace Process [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Iraq [12 May 1998]

Mr. Clifton-Brown -- Iraq [12 May 1998]

Column: 106

Mr. Fatchett

South Africa [12 May 1998]

Mr. Pike -- South Africa [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Falkland Islands [12 May 1998]

Mr. Luff -- Falkland Islands [12 May 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Hong Kong [12 May 1998]

Ms Abbott -- Hong Kong [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

EU (Enlargement) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Rammell -- EU (Enlargement) [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Column: 107

Kosovo [12 May 1998]

Mr. Flynn -- Kosovo [12 May 1998]

Mr. Robin Cook

European Integration [12 May 1998]

Mr. Loughton -- European Integration [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Sudan [12 May 1998]

Mr. Savidge -- Sudan [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Environmental Protection [12 May 1998]

Ms Shipley -- Environmental Protection [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Column: 108

Human Rights Annual Report [12 May 1998]

Mr. Sarwar -- Human Rights Annual Report [12 May 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Indonesia [12 May 1998]

Ann Clwyd -- Indonesia [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Ann Clwyd -- Indonesia [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Arms Export Licences [12 May 1998]

Ann Clwyd -- Arms Export Licences [12 May 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Column: 109

Lord Whitty [12 May 1998]

Mr. Howard -- Lord Whitty [12 May 1998]

Mr. Doug Henderson

Pakistan [12 May 1998]

Mr. Touhig -- Pakistan [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Mr. Touhig -- Pakistan [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Column: 110

Strategic Arms Exports [12 May 1998]

Mr. Howard -- Strategic Arms Exports [12 May 1998]

Mr. Tony Lloyd

Seconded Staff [12 May 1998]

Mr. Chidgey -- Seconded Staff [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Mr. Chidgey -- Seconded Staff [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Mr. Chidgey -- Seconded Staff [12 May 1998]

Mr. Fatchett

Column: 109

Column: 111

Column: 111

European Court of Justice [12 May 1998]

Mr. Mitchell -- European Court of Justice [12 May 1998]

Mr. Doug Henderson

TRADE AND INDUSTRY [12 May 1998]

North American Free Trade Agreement [12 May 1998]

Mr. Paterson -- North American Free Trade Agreement [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Beckett

Employment Protection [12 May 1998]

Mr. Bennett -- Employment Protection [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Column: 112

Vehicle Licensing [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Ray Michie -- Vehicle Licensing [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Mrs. Ray Michie -- Vehicle Licensing [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Mrs. Ray Michie -- Vehicle Licensing [12 May 1998]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Column: 113

Public Bodies [12 May 1998]

Mr. Opik -- Public Bodies [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Beckett

Import Quotas [12 May 1998]

Mr. Alan Simpson -- Import Quotas [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Radioactive Waste [12 May 1998]

Mr. Llew Smith -- Radioactive Waste [12 May 1998]

Mr. Battle

Column: 114

UKAEA Constabulary [12 May 1998]

Mr. Matthew Taylor -- UKAEA Constabulary [12 May 1998]

Mr. Battle

Ethical Trading [12 May 1998]

Dr. Tonge -- Ethical Trading [12 May 1998]

Mrs. Roche

Information and Communication Technologies [12 May 1998]

Mr. Timms -- Information and Communication Technologies [12 May 1998]

Column: 115

Mrs. Roche

Column: 116

ATTORNEY-GENERAL [12 May 1998]

Departmental Reviews [12 May 1998]

Sir Nicholas Lyell -- Departmental Reviews [12 May 1998]

The Attorney-General