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Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on Wednesday 21 November 2001

Here you can browse the Written Questions for answer on Wednesday 21 November, of which previous notice has been given in the Notices of Questions paper. They are arranged in alphabetical order of answering Department.

Notes:
* Indicates a Question for Oral Answer.
+ Indicates a Question not included in the random selection process but accepted because the quota for that day had not been filled.
[N] Indicates a Question for Written Answer on a named day, i.e. the Member has indicated under S.O. No. 22(4) the day on which he wishes the Question to be answered.
[R] Indicates that a relevant interest has been declared.
 


 
WEDNESDAY 21st NOVEMBER
1  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, if he will make a statement on housing provision for clergy on their retirement.
(16295)
2  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, how many (a) full-time, (b) part-time and (c) non-stipendary ministers there are in each diocese.
(16297)
3  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, if he will make a statement on the Churchwardens Measure.
(16296)
4  
  
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask the honourable Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent assessment he has made of the extent of poverty amongst the clergy.
(16896)
5  
  
Mr Vernon Coaker (Gedling):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make a statement on her plans to develop grassroots sports in the East Midlands.
(17058)
6  
N  
Helen Jones (Warrington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will extend government funding to Supporters Direct to enable them to assist supporters of Rugby League clubs; and if she will make a statement.
(16289)
7  
  
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what percentage of publicly-owned school sports fields have been sold (a) since 1997 and (b) in 2001-02.
(17176)
8  
  
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what is the level of Lottery funding expected for competitive sport for (a) 2001-02 and (b) 2002-03; and what was the level in 1996-97.
(17177)
9  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many football matches she has attended since 7th June in her official capacity.
(17199)
10  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many public appointments she has made and to what position in the last 12 months.
(17200)
11  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what plans she has to assess the operation of the Press Complaints Commission.
(17202)
12  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many families she has met of the victims of the 11th September events.
(17201)
13  
  
Derek Wyatt (Sittingbourne & Sheppey):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to her Answer of 12th November, Official Report, column 501W, what are the regional administration costs of establishing the New Opportunities Fund for Sport; and what are the costs of the regional Sport England officers.
(16772)
14  
  
Mr A.J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if diving operations have been (a) carried out and (b) authorised by the Ministry on the wreck of the SS Somali since 1971; and if he will give details of the purpose and results of any such operation.
(16860)
15  
  
Peter Bradley (The Wrekin):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether the advice as to their qualification on nationality grounds offered in the War Pensions Agency's leaflet 12 to potential claimants of the ex-gratia payment for British groups who were held prisoner by the Japanese during World War Two conforms to current guidance.
(17149)
16  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many sorties have been flown by aircraft of the international coalition in Afghanistan and for what purpose since the beginning of November.
(16292)
17  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which United Kingdom ships are tasked to assist the international coalition in Afghanistan; and where they are situated.
(16293)
18  
N  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to employ more civilians in the Defence Fire Service; and if he will make a statement.
(15137)
19  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many officers and other ranks live in single accommodation at (a) RAF Lyneham and (b) RAF Brize Norton.
(17038)
20  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many planes are based at (a) RAF Brize Norton and (b) RAF Lyneham; and how this total will change in the next five years to reflect (i) the introduction of the A400M and the C130J and (ii) the phasing out of the VC10 and Tristar.
(17154)
21  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many married quarters' houses there are at (a) RAF Lyneham and (b) RAF Brize Norton; and how many married quarters houses at RAF Brize Norton are unoccupied.
(17256)
22  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what estimate he has made of the contribution made by RAF Lyneham to the local economy.
(17041)
23  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel are based at (a) RAF Lyneham and (b) RAF Brize Norton.
(17042)
24  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will guarantee the long term future of RAF Lyneham; and if he will make a statement.
(17155)
25  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many civilian staff are employed at (a) RAF Lyneham and (b) RAF Brize Norton.
(17040)
26  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many vacant rooms there are at RAF Brize Norton (a) officers accommodation and (b) other ranks accommodation.
(17039)
27  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what square footage of (a) hangers for aircraft maintenance and repairs and (b) apron parking there is at (i) RAF Lyneham and (ii) RAF Brize Norton; and what the total acreage is of each base.
(17255)
28  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what statutory powers govern the operation of the Ministry of Defence Police Service's Police Committee.
(16830)
29  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel were medically downgraded in each service in each month of the last 12 months.
(14268)
30  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many service personnel who have been medically downgraded (a) have continued to be and (b) have subsequently been employed in operational areas in the last 12 months.
(14269)
31  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the fast-tracking of treatment for service personnel within under the NHS.
(14279)
32  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many armed forces personnel have had their treatment fast-tracked within the NHS in the last 12 months.
(14280)
33  
  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, on how many occasions the Army used (a) civilian contractors and (b) the Omani armed forces for the purpose of transporting tanks in connection with exercise Swift Sword II.
(17076)
34  
  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to ensure that the MoD police receive training in dealing with members of the public.
(17077)
35  
  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on the changes he is making to the advertising account for the Territorial Army.
[R] (17079)
36  
  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what is (a) the establishment and (b) the current strength of the MoD police.
(17080)
37  
  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many tank transporters were unserviceable during exercise Swift Sword II; and if he will make a statement.
(17075)
38  
  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what mechanisms exist for measuring the efficiency and performance of the MoD police.
(17078)
39  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many meetings he has had with Mr Donald Rumsfeld since 11th September.
(17206)
40  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what meetings he has had since 11th September with his counterparts in the EU.
(17205)
41  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many cases of racial discrimination have been brought against the (a) Army, (b) RAF and (c) Navy in the last 12 months.
(17204)
42  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how much new equipment has been purchased in the last financial year.
(17203)
43  
  
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will list the schools in each local education area which were (a) closed and (b) partly-closed for use as polling stations on 7th June.
(17171)
44  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what plans she has to visit the Buckingham constituency to meet teachers.
(16898)
45  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what plans she has to visit the University of Buckingham.
(16902)
46  
  
Alistair Burt (North East Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will place in the Library a list of organisations invited to submit expressions of interest in becoming Trailblazer sector skills councils.
(16946)
47  
N  
Mr David Chaytor (Bury North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will list (a) the total budget for the Learning and Skills Council's Standards Fund, (b) the total number of funding streams within the Standards Fund and the budget for each; and, within each funding stream what is (i) the total number of projects supported to date within the following ranges (A) up to £25,000, (B) £25,000 to £50,000 (C) £50,000 to £100,000 and (D) over £100,000.
(14245)
48  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what proportion of capital spending on education will come from PPP/PFI sources (a) in 2001-02, (b) 2002-03 and (c) estimated for the next five years.
(17136)
49  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will list (a) the amount being paid under the additional monies for recruitment and retention, (b) how many teacher vacancies there are and (c) the allocation of funds under the Starter Home Initiative, broken down by local education authority.
(17129)
50  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what plans she has to continue funding the reforms to the teaching profession after the initial two year period.
(17133)
51  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what recent representations she has received from Ofsted about the use of classroom assistants.
(17134)
52  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many teachers, (a) in total and (b) by local education authority, left the teaching profession within two years of qualification in each of the last five years.
(17132)
53  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many (a) local education authorities and (b) individual schools and colleges have applied for PPP/PFI funding in the past three years.
(17135)
54  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what provision has been made in budgetary planning for new schools in areas of new housing development in South East England in the last three years.
(17117)
55  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many registered supply teachers there are in England and Wales.
(17118)
56  
  
Dr Ashok Kumar (Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what measures she is taking to train teachers to challenge stereotypes in the classroom; and if she will make a statement.
(16863)
57  
  
Dr Ashok Kumar (Middlesbrough South & East Cleveland):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what measures she is taking to eliminate gender stereotyping throughout the curriculum; and if she will make a statement.
(16862)
58  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what is the minimum (a) number of lessons, (b) number of teachers and (c) percentage of lessons to be deemed unsatisfactory for a school to be placed in special measures.
(17183)
59  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she recommends closure of a school in special measures before an inspection of progress on an action plan is made.
(17196)
60  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what guidance she issues to local education authorities on the retention of staff while a school is in special measures.
(17189)
61  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many schools have been placed in special measures in each of the last three years for which figures are available, broken down by local education authority.
(17178)
62  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what guidance she gives to local education authorities on the control of school budgets for schools in special measures; and if control of the budget is automatically vested in the local education authority.
(17187)
63  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what guidance she gives to local education authorities about consultation on closure before (a) an action plan to help a school in special measures is drawn up and (b) the local education authority's plan of support is known.
(17181)
64  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the average score is for a school placed in special measures for key stage 2 in (a) mathematics, (b) science and (c) English in the last three years for which figures are available.
(17184)
65  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many and what percentage of schools placed in special measures have been closed by the local education authority in each of the last three years.
(17179)
66  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what powers local education authorities have for the control of personnel issues where a school is placed in special measures.
(17188)
67  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what factors militate against the presumption against closure of village schools.
(17197)
68  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the average score in (a) England and (b) Essex County Council was for Key Stage 2 in (i) mathematics, (ii) science and (iii) English in the last three years for which figures are available.
(17186)
69  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what guidance she gives to local education authorities on the amount of time an action plan for recovery for a school in special measures should be accessed before closure of a school is considered.
(17182)
70  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the average length of time a school stays in special measures is.
(17185)
71  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what role the local education authority plays in helping schools out of special measures.
(17180)
72  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many specialist schools have closed since 1997 in (a) England and (b) East Devon.
(17269)
73  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what assessment she has made of the shortage of teachers in (a) England and (b) East Devon.
(17268)
74  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what assessment she has made of the shortage of school places (a) in England and (b) in East Devon.
(17267)
75  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will make a statement on difference in performance at GCSE between state secondary schools (a) with and (b) without a sixth form in England and East Devon.
(17270)
76  
N  
Mr Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the (a) name, (b) character, (c) date of designation, (d) agreed targets for each year within the period of designation and (e) unmet targets to date are of each designated specialist school or college in (i) West Berkshire, (ii) Hounslow, (iii) Oxfordshire, (iv) Wandsworth, (v) Hillingdon, (vi) Cornwall, (vii) Camden, (viii) Milton Keynes, (ix) Wokingham, (x) Hackney, (xi) Dorset and (xii) Bournemouth.
(16759)
77  
N  
Mr Phil Willis (Harrogate & Knaresborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what the total cost was for each existing fast track student of recruiting them to the Fast Track Teacher Recruitment scheme; and what the total cost was for students recruited through the programme.
(16697)
78  
N  
Mr Phil Willis (Harrogate & Knaresborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, which company was awarded the contract to run the Fast Track Teacher Recruitment Scheme; what the cost and duration of the contract is; what the agreed recruitment targets for each year of the contract were; how the company was chosen; and what the criteria are for success and best value.
(16698)
79  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she will reply to the letters of 28th September and 31st October from the honourable Member for Buckingham on behalf of his constituent, Mr David Body.
(17065)
80  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many letters she has received in 2001 on animal welfare from residents of the Buckingham constituency.
(16907)
81  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to visit the Buckingham constituency to meet farmers.
(16901)
82  
  
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she has taken to address the change in export of power from combined heat and power since the introduction of NETA.
(16774)
83  
  
Malcolm Bruce (Gordon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when the consultation on the CHP strategy will be completed; and when the final CHP strategy will be (a) published and (b) implemented; and if she will make a statement.
(16790)
84  
  
Alistair Burt (North East Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what changes have been made to increase bio-security in the UK since 2000.
(16945)
85  
  
Alistair Burt (North East Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what action is planned by the Government to prevent the entry of potentially infected illegal meat into the United Kingdom.
(16956)
86  
  
Alistair Burt (North East Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will estimate the amount of illegal meat imports which entered the UK in each of the last three years.
(16948)
87  
  
Alistair Burt (North East Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans the Government has to improve national bio-security; how much money is allocated to target (a) airports and (b) containers arriving in ports in the current financial year.
(16944)
88  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which areas of England and Wales can resume hunting and at what date; what precautions they must take; and what the timetable is for resumption of hunting in all other areas.
[R] (16758)
89  
  
Mr Edward Davey (Kingston & Surbiton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will outline the policy of the Environment Agency with regard to (a) the provision of car parking on (i) land immediately adjacent to the River Thames and (ii) its own land immediately adjacent to the River Thames and (b) the leasing of its own land immediately adjacent to the River Thames.
(17214)
90  
  
Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what his estimate is of the tonnage of meat that was imported into the UK (a) legally and (b) illegally in each of the last three years.
(16889)
91  
  
Hugh Robertson (Faversham & Mid Kent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to reform the agricultural wages board.
(16836)
92  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment the Government has made of flood defence preparations for those properties most at risk in the United Kingdom; and if she will make a statement.
(17278)
93  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what percentage of the money announced by the Government in October 2000 to promote the growth of energy crops has already been applied for; and if she will make a statement.
(17277)
94  
  
Peter Bradley (The Wrekin):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the growth rate was of the (a) urban and (b) rural economy (i) in the last financial year, (ii) in the last five years and (iii) in the last ten years.
(17147)
95  
  
Peter Bradley (The Wrekin):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the per capital GDP was in the last financial year for people in (a) inner city, (b) urban, (c) towns with population of less than 10,000 and (d) rural areas.
(17146)
96  
  
Mr Edward Davey (Kingston & Surbiton):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what studies he has commissioned since April 2000 on the compliance costs imposed on businesses by the tax system; and when these studies will be published.
(17211)
97  
  
Mr Edward Davey (Kingston & Surbiton):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what his latest estimate is of the administrative cost to British business of the UK tax system; and if he will make a statement.
(17212)
98  
  
Mr Edward Davey (Kingston & Surbiton):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he has received a final copy of the study by Professor Anne Hansford into the compliance costs to business of the UK tax system; and when he will publish the study.
(17213)
99  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the number of clergy claiming working families tax credits.
(16294)
100  
  
Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what was the (a) total and (b) percentage of suicides in each year since 1988, broken down by (i) teenage men, (ii) teenage women, (iii) doctors, (iv) chemists, (v) farmers and (vi) clergymen.
(16894)
101  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the total current gross liabilities are of the public sector under PFI and PPP scheme, (a) set up since 1996-97 and (b) that are planned.
(17130)
102  
N  
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what were the hourly earnings of women as a proportion of the earnings of men for graduates who graduated in the years (a) 1990, (b) 1991, (c) 1992, (d) 1993, (e) 1994 and (f) 1995 at the latest available date.
(16136)
103  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what additional revenue he raised in 2000-01 from property and land transactions in the East Devon constituency as a result of the increases in stamp duty in the March 2000 Budget.
(17273)
104  
N  
Mr David Chidgey (Eastleigh):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to his Answer of 14th November, Official Report, column 744W, if he will list the British Dependent Territories whose citizens (a) already enjoy the grant of British citizenship, (b) qualify to enjoy the grant of British citizenship and also enjoy the rights to reside and work in the United Kingdom and (c) do not qualify for the grant of British citizenship; and what the population of each of the British Dependent Overseas Territories is.
(16750)
105  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the notifications of the Intelligence Service and GCHQ in relation to Part III of the Data Protection Act 1998 are up to date; whether these agencies are to notify purposes associated with the processing of personal data (a) to assist the police and (b) to protect the economic well-being of the state; and if he will make a statement.
(17190)
106  
  
Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the international effort to reduce the drugs trade in Colombia and Bolivia.
(16892)
107  
  
Mr David Heath (Somerton & Frome):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans he has to establish permanent offices of the British Council in (a) Bishkek, (b) Astana and (c) Yerevan.
(17157)
108  
  
Mr David Heath (Somerton & Frome):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans he has to change the permanent diplomatic presence in (a) Dushanbe, (b) Bishkek, (c) Ashgabat and (d) Tashkent.
(17156)
109  
  
Mr David Heath (Somerton & Frome):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will appoint a full-time drugs liaison officer to Tashkent.
(17159)
110  
  
Mr David Heath (Somerton & Frome):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans he has to enhance diplomatic representation in Central Asia.
(17158)
111  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what criteria he will apply in deciding to recognise the new government of Afghanistan.
(17035)
112  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make representations to the government of Poland about their expulsion of the representative of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.
(17037)
113  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessments his Department has (a) made and (b) received of links between Iraq and the bin Laden organisation .
(17254)
114  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the impact on the security of intelligence within NATO arising from (a) the recent changes in senior personnel in Polish intelligence services and (b) the expulsion from Poland of the representative of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation.
(17036)
115  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement about the assistance rendered to (a) British and (b) other coalition forces by Russia since 11th September.
(17034)
116  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the threat of Muslim fundamentalism to the political stability of countries bordering Afghanistan.
(17032)
117  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what his policy is on the role of the former King of Afghanistan (a) in the future constitution and (b) in the future government of the country.
(17033)
118  
  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will list the meetings (a) his predecessor and (b) he had with representatives of the Governments of (i) Anguilla, (ii) Bermuda, (iii) the British Virgin Islands, (iv) the Cayman Islands, (v) Montserrat, (vi) Pitcairn, (vii) St. Helen and the St Helena dependencies and (viii) the Turks and Caicos Islands concerning the implications of the Overseas Territories Bill for human rights legislation in these countries.
(16792)
119  
  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the next Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will be held.
(16791)
120  
  
Mr Ian Taylor (Esher & Walton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assessment he has made of the involvement of Al-Qaeda in the murder of three British hostages in Chechnya in 1998.
(16834)
121  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the change in the level of local authority personal social services grants from 2001-02 to 2002-03.
(17166)
122  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the performance of NHS trusts in (a) 2000-01 and (b) 2001-02 in meeting their responsibility to break even on an income and expenditure basis.
(16955)
123  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the savings (a) in 2000-01 and (b) 2001-02 arising from the application by his Department of Best Value.
(16942)
124  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the cost of the pilot Personal Medical Service scheme in (a) 1998, (b) 1999 and (c) 2000.
(16959)
125  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the funding of the NHS Purchasing and Supplies Authority in (a) 2001-02 and (b) 2002-03.
(17167)
126  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the savings arising from the procurement of a private sector partner for contractorisation of the non-core services of the NHS Pensions Agency.
(16939)
127  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on NHS management costs in (a) 2001-02, (b) 2002-03 and (c) 2003-04.
(16958)
128  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the cost in 2001-02 of the Medicines Control Agency.
(16937)
129  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the total expenditure is on items below £0.5 million in Annex A of the Departmental report 2001.
(17164)
130  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on NHS trusts' planned costs for (a) 2001-02, (b) 2002-03 and (c) 2003-04.
(16957)
131  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the cost in 2001-02 of the NHS Pensions Agency.
(16938)
132  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the cost is in 2001-02 of his Department's environmental strategy.
(16935)
133  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the expenditure level of the Equal Opportunities Fund in (a) 2001-02, (b) 2002-03 and (c) 2003-04.
(17165)
134  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the performance of NHS trusts in (a) 2000-01 and (b) 2001-02 in meeting their responsibility to absorb the cost of capital at a rate of 6 per cent. of average relevant net assets.
(16949)
135  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the cost in 2001-02 of the NHS Purchasing and Supply Agency.
(16940)
136  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the costs in (a) 2000-01 and (b) 2001-02 of the Medical Devices Agency.
(16936)
137  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the performance of NHS trusts in meeting the external financing limits set by his Department.
(16947)
138  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to visit the Buckingham constituency to meet patients.
(16903)
139  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the cost in 2001-02 of the Directorate of Counter Fraud Services; and what level of fraud it has detected.
(16941)
140  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the measures of cost efficiency developed by his Department as part of the performance assessment system.
(16943)
141  
  
Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what joint working arrangements are in place with other Government departments regarding the provision of rehabilitation services for people with acquired brain injury.
(17260)
142  
  
Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to improve the provision of rehabilitation services for people with acquired brain injury.
(17261)
143  
  
Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he plans to launch the consultation on replacing community care plans; and if he will make a statement.
(17262)
144  
  
Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to commission further research on provision of services for patients with head injuries.
(17263)
145  
N  
Mrs Annette L. Brooke (Mid Dorset & North Poole):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients in Dorset were registered with an NHS dentist in April (a) 1990, (b) 1995 and (c) 2000.
(15786)
146  
N  
Mrs Annette L. Brooke (Mid Dorset & North Poole):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many dentists in Dorset are taking new adult NHS patients; and how many were taking new adult NHS patients in April 1990.
(15787)
147  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the reasons that children's names are removed from the at risk register; and if he will make a statement.
(16760)
148  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what statistics his Department collates on the operation of the out of area treatment system.
(16763)
149  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many ward housekeepers were in post using the most recent figures available, broken down by (a) region and (b) health authority.
(16762)
150  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the reduction in the number of children added to the at risk register between 31st March 2000 and 31st March 2001.
(16761)
151  
  
Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many prescriptions for Ritalin have been issued in each year since 1992.
(16888)
152  
  
Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to support (a) smoking cessation campaigns and (b) campaigns to divert smokers into less dangerous ways of ingesting nicotine.
(16891)
153  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects to draw up a list of approved hospital providers in the EU.
(16851)
154  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how the Commission for Health Improvement will assist him in drawing up a list of approved hospital providers in the EU.
(16854)
155  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects to publish the 2001 Winter Plan.
(16842)
156  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the dates of publication of the annual report of the Chief Medical Officer for the past five years.
(16859)
157  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list the patient advocacy and liaison services that exist.
(16846)
158  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he notified the European Commission of his decision to amend domestic legislation to clarify that health authorities and trusts may commission treatment from other member states of the EEA.
(16855)
159  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what was the level of prescription charge evasion for each of the last five years.
(16858)
160  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many English patients were treated in Scotland for hyperbaric disorders in each of the last five years.
(16844)
161  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of 10 to 14 year olds are innoculated against tuberculosis in each health authority in the latest year for which figures are available.
(16840)
162  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which NHS trusts were in debt in (a) 1997 and (b) 2001; and what was the level of debt for each.
(16847)
163  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with which hospital providers he has (a) had meetings and (b) corresponded in (i) Austria, (ii) Belgium, (iii) France, (iv) Greece, (v) the Netherlands, (vi) Germany, (vii) Portugal, (viii) Spain and (ix) Norway.
(16850)
164  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what provision he has made in relation to liability of approved hospital providers in the EU.
(16853)
165  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people were prosecuted for prescription fraud in each of the last five years.
(16856)
166  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish the external audit of cleanliness for each NHS hospital in each of the 14 specified elements.
(16843)
167  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if the 30th November bed census will include an audit of the number of beds in (a) mixed sex wards and (b) nightingale wards.
(16839)
168  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, which health authorities were in debt in (a) 1997 and (b) 2001; and what was the level of debt in each case.
(16848)
169  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what anti-counterfeiting features have been introduced in prescription forms since 1997.
(16857)
170  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much money was discharged to general practice under the Golden Hello scheme up to and including 16th November.
(16845)
171  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what was the score for each element in the external audit of cleanliness for each NHS hospital.
(16841)
172  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what proportion of haemophiliacs (a) over 16 years and (b) in (i) England, (ii) Wales, (iii) Scotland and (iv) Northern Ireland receive recombinant Factor 8.
(16849)
173  
  
Dr Liam Fox (Woodspring):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients have been given (a) digital hearing aids and (b) analogue aids at each of the designated pilot sites since the instigation of each trust's pilot status.
(16852)
174  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pending the NICE appraisal of Glivec for chronic myeloid leukaemia patients, what guidance he has given health authorities on prescribing Glivec (a) to those who have been on Novartis' extended access programme, (b) to those who are on the current trial of the drug and (c) to those who have been diagnosed with CML recently and fall under neither (a) or (b).
(17160)
175  
N  
Helen Jones (Warrington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many health authorities in the North West Region have drawn up patient group directions for Relenza.
(16290)
176  
N  
Helen Jones (Warrington North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what advice he has given to health authorities on drawing up patient group directions for Relenza and other drugs.
(16291)
177  
  
Mr Andrew Mitchell (Sutton Coldfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many people have waited for more than one year for (a) inpatient and (b) outpatient treatment at the Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, in each month in each of the last five years.
(16782)
178  
  
Mr Gordon Prentice (Pendle):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what percentage change in emergency admissions has occurred in NHS trusts in the North West between 2000 and 2001 to date; and if he will make a statement.
(16895)
179  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what guidance his Department gives to clinicians for the purposes of determining the priority of patients to be treated.
(14281)
180  
  
Mr Gareth R. Thomas (Harrow West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 19th November, when he expects the Hillingdon Local Modenisation Review to publish its conclusions.
(17128)
181  
  
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what provision there is in the NHS for the treatment of severe sensitivity to light by plasmapheresis.
(17144)
182  
  
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many requests he has received to approve a warrant for the interception of a person's communications in each of the years since 1997; and how many he has refused.
(17170)
183  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for the reduction of sexual offences.
(16913)
184  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for reducing asylum decision times.
(16934)
185  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for correspondence responded to within agreed targets.
(16916)
186  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for increasing ethnic minority representation in the Home Office and its services.
(16927)
187  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target concerning the model to assess the levels and routes of supply of drugs within prisons.
(16930)
188  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for the efficiency of the Probation Service in (a) 2000-01 and (b) 2001-02.
(16929)
189  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for departmental efficiency.
(16914)
190  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the public service agreement target for the number of offenders dealt with for supply offences in respect of Class A drugs.
(17049)
191  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for the number of offenders completing accredited programmes in the community.
(17069)
192  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for a reduction in the level of re-offending by drug misusing offenders.
(16933)
193  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for low level escapes from prison and Prison Service escorts.
(17072)
194  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the 2002 target for the number of (a) face-to-face arrest referral schemes and (b) arrestees referred to and entering treatment programmes.
(17054)
195  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards tackling attrition in the criminal justice system and the cost to public funds in doing so.
(17150)
196  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for the reconviction rate for offenders serving prison sentences.
(17073)
197  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for the rate of positive results from mandatory random drug tests.
(17066)
198  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many letters he has received in 2001 from residents of the Buckingham constituency on asylum policy.
(16911)
199  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for increasing completions of nationality applications.
(16924)
200  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for increasing the numbers of asylum decisions.
(16923)
201  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for shortening the time taken in dealing with persistent offending.
(17055)
202  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target on the operation by police services of face-to-face referral schemes covering all custody suites.
(17051)
203  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress toward the public service agreement target for promoting an inclusive society with equal rights, responsibilities and opportunities for all.
(16928)
204  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for increasing the amoung of assets (a) identified from drug traffickers and (b) secured.
(17074)
205  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for reducing staff sickness rates in his Department.
(16917)
206  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for the seizure of class A drugs.
(17060)
207  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for the reduction in residential burglary.
(17057)
208  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the public service agreement target of a reduction of 3 per cent. in the proportion of arrestees testing positive for (a) heroin, (b) cocaine and (c) crack.
(17050)
209  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for drug action teams to name comprehensive programmes involving lifeskills in schools, the Youth Service, further education and the community.
(17151)
210  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the public service agreement target for efficiency in the criminal justice system.
(17064)
211  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for evaluation of probation and court referral schemes.
(16960)
212  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for removing failed asylum seekers.
(16922)
213  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for reducing the economic costs of crime.
(17047)
214  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the cost and effectiveness of the Kainos units in prisons.
(17215)
215  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for improving the satisfaction of victims and witnesses with their treatment in the criminal justice system.
(17059)
216  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for the expansion of the probation and court referral scheme.
(16931)
217  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for reducing the conviction rate of children and young people.
(17070)
218  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the cost to public funds of implementing the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act in (a) 2000-01 and 2001-02.
(16910)
219  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for drug treatment and testing orders.
(16932)
220  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for reducing offending by juveniles.
(17048)
221  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for efficiency of procurement in his Department.
(16915)
222  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for reducing the level of disorder.
(17053)
223  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for completions of accredited offender behaviour programmes in prison.
(17068)
224  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for the reconviction rate for offenders serving community sentences.
(17071)
225  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate he has made of the cost of the Criminal Assets Recovery Agency.
(16909)
226  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the Public Service Agreement target for completions of accredited offender behaviour programmes for sex offenders.
(17067)
227  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target of ensuring just processes and just and effective outcomes.
(17062)
228  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he is reviewing the draft PIU Report into delivering electronic government in the context of his consideration of entitlement cards and the threats posed by terrorism; when he expects to publish the Report; and if he will make a statement.
(17195)
229  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of whether the notification of the Security Service in relation to Part III of the Data Protection Act 1998 is accurate and up to date; whether the Service is to notify purposes associated with the processing of personal data (a) to assist the police in relation to serious crime and (b) to protect the economic well-being of the state; and if he will make a statement.
(17192)
230  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which public sector organisations have applied to him to be allowed to demand Communications Data under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Acts; and if he will make a statement.
(17193)
231  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will place in the Library copies of legal advice, received by his Department, which relates to the obligation to respect private lives of individuals and the provisions specified in clauses 17 to 19 of the Terrorism, Crime and Security Bill.
(17194)
232  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many certificates he has signed with respect to Section 28 of the Data Protection Act 1998 since coming to office; if he has renewed certificates signed by his predecessors in office; what plans he has to review the form of the certificate; and if he will make a statement.
(17191)
233  
  
Derek Conway (Old Bexley & Sidcup):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will instruct the Integrated Casework Directorate of the Immigration and Nationality Department to acknowledge the letters from the honourable Member for Old Bexley and Sidcup dated 13th August, 2nd October and 26th October concerning Yuliya Smirnova, his reference S.1042831.
(16837)
234  
  
Mr David Crausby (Bolton North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many errors in fingerprint identification have been discovered in (a) the UK and (b) the Greater Manchester area in the last five years.
(16950)
235  
  
Mr David Crausby (Bolton North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what quality control systems are in place to ensure the accurate retrieval of fingerprints found at the scene of a crime.
(16951)
236  
  
Mr David Crausby (Bolton North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to review the fingerprint service in the United Kingdom.
(16952)
237  
  
Mr David Crausby (Bolton North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many fingerprint experts have had training to deal with the non-numeric standard.
(16954)
238  
  
Annabelle Ewing (Perth):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the immigration status is of persons who are graduates of UK universities and holders of non-EU passports who have been invited to take up employment in the UK within the field of their educational background.
(16793)
239  
  
Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what are the responsibilities and salary of Mr Keith Halliwell.
(16890)
240  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment he has made of the performance of the agencies involved in getting money allocated for drugs services to front-line services, with particular reference to drug action teams.
(16833)
241  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what was (a) the budgeted amount and (b) the actual spend for the drugs misuse allocation for England for each of the last three years.
(16831)
242  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what the budgeted amount is for the pooled drug treatment plan allocation for England in the current financial year.
(16832)
243  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment his Department has made of the continuing threat of Muslim fundamentalist terrorism in Britain after the destruction of the bin Laden organisation in Afghanistan.
(17029)
244  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if it is his intention to abolish the law against blasphemy.
(17030)
245  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent consultations his Department has had with religious leaders in respect of (a) proposals to outlaw the generation of religious hatred and (b) plans to abolish the law on blasphemy.
(17031)
246  
  
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what guidance he issues on the means by which a child's age may be proven when using the Internet.
(16861)
247  
  
Mr James Paice (South East Cambridgeshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his Answer of 16th November, Official Report, column 963-4W, on police resignations; if he will make a statement reconciling the figures for resignations in 1996-97 with the figures given in a previous Answer to the Right honourable Member for Maidstone and the Weald of 11th December 2000 (UIN: 41401).
(17257)
248  
  
Hugh Robertson (Faversham & Mid Kent):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the handling of the visa application of Mrs Grace Allen, Ref A1127781.
(16908)
249  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many special constables there were in Devon and Cornwall Constabulary in (a) 1992 and (b) 1997; and what the latest available figure is.
(17274)
250  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many police stations were closed in Devon and Cornwall, in each year since 1997; and what plans he has to help rural communities benefit from locally-based police.
(17276)
251  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many special constables have left Devon and Cornwall Constabulary since 1997; how many have been recruited since 1997; and if he will make a statement.
(17275)
252  
  
Dr Jenny Tonge (Richmond Park):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what provisions are made for teaching English as a second language to asylum seekers in the UK.
(16773)
253  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many and what percentage of police officers in each authority are (a) black and (b) Asian, broken down by grade.
(17207)
254  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will list the prison population for each prison; and what overcrowding there is in each prison.
(17208)
255  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many persons are in detention under immigration legislation.
(17304)
256  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, which Hindu groups he has consulted on the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Bill.
(17209.)
257  
  
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what security measures are applied at yacht harbours and marinas to counter (a) illegal immigration, (b) drugs trafficking and (c) terrorism; and if he will make a statement.
(17143)
258  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many letters she has received in 2001 on third world debt from residents of the Buckingham constituency.
(16905)
259  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how many letters she has received in 2001 on overseas aid from residents of the Buckingham constituency.
(16906)
260  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the continuing need for air drops as a means of supplying emergency food aid to the Afghan people following the collapse of Taliban rule.
(17174)
261  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the effect of the collapse of Taliban rule on the scale of population displacement in Afghanistan.
(17173)
262  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the opportunities to render accelerated humanitarian assistance to the Afghan people as a result of the collapse of Taliban rule.
(17172)
263  
  
Dr Julian Lewis (New Forest East):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what assessment she has made of the willingness of the Northern Alliance and other non-Taliban forces (a) to permit and (b) to assist in the distribution of humanitarian aid.
(17175)
264  
  
Mr Peter Lilley (Hitchin & Harpenden):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, how many people were (a) called for jury service and (b) served on juries in the most recent year for which figures are available.
(17145)
265  
N  
Mrs Annette L. Brooke (Mid Dorset & North Poole):    To ask the Prime Minister, if he will list the targets selected from current departmental public service agreements which are being monitored by the Delivery Unit in (a) health, (b) education, (c) transport and (d) law and order, stating in each case (i) relevant performance measures and (ii) the date by which the target is to be met.
(15136)
266  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions she has had with the Scottish Executive on putting before the Scottish Parliament the changes proposed in the confiscation provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Bill in so far as they relate to Scotland.
(16789)
267  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions she has had with the Scottish Executive on proposed changes to the Proceeds of Crime Bill.
(16787)
268  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what steps have been taken by her Department to ascertain the views of the Scottish Parliament on the changes proposed to the confiscation provisions of the Proceeds of Crime Bill in so far as they relate to Scotland.
(16788)
269  
N  
Mr Tam Dalyell (Linlithgow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what discussions she had with the Philippines authorities (a) at the last World Trade Organisation Conference and (b) recently elsewhere on encouraging trade between Muslim areas of Central Mindanao and the UK, with particular reference to tropical fruit.
(14282)
270  
  
Paul Flynn (Newport West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what assessment she has made of the impact on the competitiveness of the nuclear power industry of additional security requirements since 11th September.
(16893)
271  
  
Lady Hermon (North Down):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what representations she has made to (a) Ofgem and (b) Centrica plc concerning the gas transportation tariffs in the United Kingdom, with particular reference to their effect on Northern Ireland.
(16783)
272  
  
Lady Hermon (North Down):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, when she last met the Managing Director of CEMG, Centrica plc; and what was discussed.
(16784)
273  
N  
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what her priorities are for inclusion in the European Community forthcoming draft directive on equal pay.
(16135)
274  
N  
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what progress has been made in revising the employment tribunal regulations concerning the hearing of equal pay cases, as outlined in the consultation document, Towards Equal Pay for Women.
(16137)
275  
N  
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many like work equal pay cases have been considered by employment tribunals in the period between 1995 and 2000; and what was the outcome of each case.
(16138)
276  
N  
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what progress (a) her Department, (b) its agencies and (c) its sponsored bodies have made with the production of equal pay action plans.
(16139)
277  
N  
Julie Morgan (Cardiff North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what information she has collated on the private sector companies that have carried out gender pay audits as recommended by the Code of Practice on Equal Pay 1997 to assess their compliance with the Equal Pay Act since 1997.
(16140)
278  
  
Hugh Robertson (Faversham & Mid Kent):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will make a statement on progress of the agreement between suppliers and supermarkets as it affects farmers in Kent.
(16835)
279  
N  
Geraldine Smith (Morecambe & Lunesdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what concerns were identified as part of the E.O.I. Review about Lancaster City Council's Priority 3 Economic Development zone bid.
(16696)
280  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the total level of investment, in real terms, has been into research into clean coal technology from her Department since 1997.
(17279)
281  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how much of her Department's allocation was spent in the constituency of East Devon (a) in real terms and (b) as a percentage of the total budget in the last financial year.
(17286)
282  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what her Department's targets are for the number of businesses trading online.
(17284)
283  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, which (a) local authorities, (b) privatised industries and (c) pension funds held shares in Railtrack prior to the company being taken into administration; and how many shares were held by each.
(17283)
284  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what her policy is on the proposed takeover of Railtrack by WestLB.
(17285)
285  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many small businesses trade online in the constituency of East Devon.
(17287)
286  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what research her Department has undertaken to evaluate the effect the proposed alliance between British Airways and American Airlines would have on competition in the north Atlantic market place; and if she will publish the conclusions of such research.
(17282)
287  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the level of profitability of United Kingdom industry was (a) in total for the last twelve months, (b) per quarter since 1997 and (c) by region in each year since 1997.
(17280)
288  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what her policy is on the proposed alliance between British Airways and American Airlines.
(17281)
289  
  
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what proportion of first class letters from (a) Eastbourne and (b) Wealden postcode areas were delivered by (a) first and (b) second post the next day in each of the last 20 quarters for which figures are available.
(17139)
290  
  
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what proportion of (a) first and (b) second class mail was delivered as part of a second daily delivery in the last 12 months.
(17140)
291  
  
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what recent discussions she has had with Consignia about changes to the second daily Royal Mail delivery.
(17142)
292  
  
Mr Nigel Waterson (Eastbourne):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, in which areas the Royal Mail has withdrawn the second daily postal delivery in the last 12 months; and if she will make a statement.
(17141)
293  
  
Mr Graham Allen (Nottingham North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he has received a letter from Mark Fowler, Managing Director of Nottingham City Transport, of 8th November; and if he will make a statement on how competition legislation affects the ability to cross-subsidise bus services.
(16953)
294  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many appeals against refused planning applications he has received in 2001 in respect of sites in the Buckingham constituency.
(16900)
295  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what representations he has received in 2001 on bypasses from residents of Buckingham constituency.
(16904)
296  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what arrangements are in place for private investors to invest in the not for profit Company replacing Railtrack; and if he is in negotiation with such investors.
(16769)
297  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the timetable is for invitations to tender for (a) Prestwick and (b) West Drayton air traffic control centres; and how these centres will be involved with European proposals on air traffic control.
(16768)
298  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when EU clearance is expected for the NATS PPP.
(16753)
299  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how much the employees' share of the NATS PPP is expected to be; and when it will be available to them.
(16756)
300  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what substantial investment projects Railtrack was planning; and what is (a) their current status, (b) the current timetable for their completion and (c) the current estimate of the cost.
(16752)
301  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when the partners' investment will be committed to the NATS PPP; and how much it will be.
(16755)
302  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will place in the Library the powers of the Railtrack administrator; when he expects to receive the administrator's report for approval; and who will decide what return the shareholders will receive.
(16751)
303  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he expects to receive the proceeds from the NATS PPP.
(16754)
304  
N  
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Cotswold):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what protocols have been implemented between NATS and the MOD to ensure safety between civilian and military air traffic.
(16757)
305  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many names and addresses of vehicle owners/keepers have been disclosed to third parties by virtue of that party showing reasonable cause for the disclosure over the last three years, broken down into terms of categories of reasonable cause; if the DVLA alerts third parties to the offence under Section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1998; if he has undertaken data matching exercises to identify those who might be using the third party facility as a means of tracing individuals who do not want to be traced; and if he will make a statement.
(17168)
306  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the cost is of the new Corsham station; and what part of that cost is being paid by (a) the Government, (b) Wiltshire County Council and (c) Railtrack.
(17043)
307  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many new stations were opened by Railtrack.
(17046)
308  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what consideration he has given to a new station at Wootten Bassett; and if Railtrack's receivership will delay its development.
(17162)
309  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when the new station of Corsham will open; and what delay there has been in its opening.
(17045)
310  
  
Mr James Gray (North Wiltshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what impact Railtrack's entry to receivership will have on the opening of the new station at Corsham.
(17044)
311  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he will announce his decision on Central Railway's application for a hybrid bill.
(17116)
312  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list correspondence between his Department and the SRA concerning Renewco (a) since 5th October and (b) between 1st April and 5th October.
(17138)
313  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the (a) light rail and (b) tram schemes which are planned and which could be open by 2010.
(17131)
314  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he expects Railtrack administration to last no more than six months.
(17113)
315  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what representations his Department made to the Strategic Rail Authority concerning the timing of the payment of money to Railtrack as part of the Renewco agreement.
(17112)
316  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he last met the Rail Regulator since 5th October; and if he will make a statement.
(17115)
317  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many railway workers have made representations to him since 5th October; and on what subjects.
(17114)
318  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the meetings between his Department and the Strategic Rail Authority at which Renewco was on the agenda (a) between 1st April and 5th October and (b) since 5th October.
(17137)
319  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to his Answer of 16th November, Official Report, column 898W, on Railtrack, what advice the agencies gave the Government about (a) what would be required and (b) the minimum timescale to secure an A/A2 rating.
(17210)
320  
  
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to her Answer of 30th October, Official Report, column 571W, what recent ministerial meetings there have been with the Chair of the Strategic Rail Authority.
(17119)
321  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the methodology changes made since 1997 to the formulae for calculating the standard lending assessment and aggregate external finance figures for (a) Devon County Council and (b) East Devon District Council; and if he will make an assessment of the net financial effect of these changes.
(17272)
322  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many written representations he has received from electors in the East Devon constituency expressing support for an elected regional assembly in the South West of England in the last 12 months.
(17271)
323  
  
Mr Keith Vaz (Leicester East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many local councillors there are; and what their political affiliation is.
(17198)
324  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to visit the Buckingham constituency to meet pensioners.
(16797)
325  
  
Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent meetings he has had with the Department of Health regarding the provision of rehabilitation services for people with acquired brain injury.
(17258)
326  
  
Mr Roger Berry (Kingswood):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he plans to make further announcements about the structure and scope of the Job Retention and Rehabilitation pilots; and if he will make a statement.
(17259)
327  
  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will set out from the first quarter of 1998-99 to the most recent figures available (a) how many people were awaiting an appeal for severe disability allowance at the end of each quarter, (b) the average time it took to process the appeal and (c) the average time it took to process the original claim.
(16786)
328  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will estimate the cost of abolishing the rule which withdraws severe disability premium from those who are cared for by someone who is receipt of ICA.
(16765)
329  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will estimate the number of people who would benefit from abolishing the rule which withdraws severe disability premium from those who are cared for by someone who is in receipt of ICA.
(16766)
330  
N  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will estimate the total unallocated funds within his departmental expenditure limit (a) in the start of the financial year and (b) to date.
(16764)
331  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will place in the Library the legal advice received by his Department on the disclosure of databases of personal data held by third parties to benefit fraud officials, as covered by the anti-fraud social security legislation of 1997 and 2001.
(17216)
332  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have entered the New Deal gateway (a) once, (b) twice and (c) three times or more in East Devon in respect of the (i) New Deal for Young People, (ii) New Deal for 25 plus, (iii) New Deal for 50 plus and (iv) New Deal for Lone Parents.
(17265)
333  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people on the New Deal for Young People in East Devon joined (a) the subsidised employment option, (b) the environmental task force option, (c) the voluntary sector option and (d) the full-time education or training option in each year since its inception.
(17264)
334  
  
Mr Hugo Swire (East Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in East Devon are on the New Deal programme, broken down by each category of the New Deal.
(17266)
335  
  
Mrs Anne Campbell (Cambridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, when she will provide an Answer to the question tabled by the honourable Member for Cambridge on 24th October about the number of UK online centres in each constituency.
[Transferred] (16838)
336  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many letters he has received in 2001 concerning leylandii from residents of the Buckingham constituency.
[Transferred] (16899)
337  
  
Mr Iain Coleman (Hammersmith & Fulham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the estimated savings to the Treasury are in the next financial year following implementation of the Government's proposals on rent restructuring.
[Transferred] (17169)
338  
  
Lady Hermon (North Down):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what responses she has made to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre regarding the Giant's Causeway.
[Transferred] (16785)
339  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for reducing asylum appeals decision time.
[Transferred] (16925)
340  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for reducing the incidence of fire-related deaths in the home.
[Transferred] (16921)
341  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will make a statement on the public service agreement target for increasing public confidence in the fairness of the criminal justice system.
[Transferred] (17063)
342  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will make a statement on the public service agreement target for the respect of the rights of defendants and their fair treatment.
[Transferred] (17061)
343  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for implementing fire cover standards.
[Transferred] (16919)
344  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for reducing delay in the criminal justice system.
[Transferred] (17056)
345  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for increasing public participation and confidence in the democratic process.
[Transferred] (16926)
346  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make a statement on progress towards the public service agreement target for improving fire service efficiency.
[Transferred] (16918)
347  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, for what reason the public service agreement target for reducing the incidence of fire-related deaths in the home in 2000-01 was higher than the outturn in 1999-2000.
[Transferred] (16920)
348  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many registered vehicle keepers there are in the Buckingham constituency.
[Transferred] (16912)
349  
  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the progress towards the public service agreement target for the support of police trials for drug recognition training and field impairment testing in respect of drug driving.
[Transferred] (17052)


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