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Part 1: Written Questions for Answer on Thursday 24 January 2002

Here you can browse the Written Questions for answer on Thursday 24 January, 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.
 


 
THURSDAY 24th JANUARY
1  
  
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will place in the Library details of the performance of the Cabinet Office in each year since 1999 for each Public Service Agreement listed in the document Cm 4181 Public Service Agreements 1999-2002 under the headings (a) performance targets and (b) increasing the productivity of operations; and if he will make a statement.
(30206)
2  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what was (a) the total bill for salaries and expenses for board members, (b) the administrative operating costs and (c) the total annual budget in the latest year for which figures are available for each regional arts board in England.
(30198)
3  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what was (a) the total bill for salaries and expenses for board members, (b) the administrative operating costs and (c) the total annual budget in the latest year for which figures are available for each tourist board in England.
(30201)
4  
N  
Mr John Greenway (Ryedale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what targets she intends to set to reduce underspend of National Lottery proceeds.
(29838)
5  
N  
Mr John Greenway (Ryedale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what agreement she has reached with the Football Association on the appointment of new directors to WNSL.
(29836)
6  
N  
Mr John Greenway (Ryedale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, when she intends to restore a marketing role to the English Tourism Council.
(29837)
7  
  
Nick Harvey (North Devon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many (a) applications have been made to and (b) grants have been awarded by the lottery-funded Awards for All grants programme, to help communities celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Golden Jubilee in June.
(30375)
8  
  
Miss Anne McIntosh (Vale of York):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to her Answer of Monday 21st January, Official Report, column 624W, on the Golden Jubilee, what activities will take place during the Jubilee Weekend of 1st to 4th June.
(30371)
9  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps she is taking to put in place a strategy to implement her Department's role in attracting world class sporting events.
(30376)
10  
  
Ms Debra Shipley (Stourbridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make a statement on the regulation of advertising in relation to children's television programmes.
(30282)
11  
N  
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what methods were considered to dispose of items from the Millennium Experience.
(30014)
12  
N  
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will list the items from the Millennium Experience that were disposed of other than by sale by the New Millennium Experience Company, stating for each one (a) its original purchase price, (b) its estimated value at time of sale, (c) the amount it was sold for, (d) its method of disposal and (e) the reason for that method of disposal.
(30011)
13  
N  
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will list the items from the Millennium Experience offered for sale by the New Millennium Experience Company stating for each (a) the original purchase price, (b) the estimated value at time of sale, (c) the number of bids received, (d) the amount of the highest bid, (e) whether the item was sold to the highest bidder and where it was not to give a reason and (f) the amount it was sold for.
(30012)
14  
N  
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, how many bids for items from the Millennium Experience offered for sale by the New Millennium Experience Company were (a) not honoured and (b) bogus.
(30013)
15  
N  
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will list (a) broadcasting companies and (b) other organisations to which her Department has recently written consulting about the definition of public service broadcasting; and if she will place a copy of the consultation letter in the Library.
(30010)
16  
N  
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, pursuant to her Answer to the honourable Member for Uxbridge, of 16th January, Official Report, column 340W, on analogue switch-off, how access to digital equipment is determined.
(30009)
17  
N  
Mr Tim Yeo (South Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will publish the total (a) estimated value of and (b) final price received for, the items from the Millennium Experience offered for sale by the New Millennium Experience Company.
(30015)
18  
N  
Richard Younger-Ross (Teignbridge):    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, if she will make a statement on implementation of the Listed Places of Worship grant scheme.
(27589)
19  
N  
Mr Alistair Carmichael (Orkney & Shetland):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to apply for funds, in order to assist UK servicemen, from the seized assets of Saddam Hussein made available by the US Government for anybody affected by the Gulf War.
(29379)
20  
  
Mr Adrian Flook (Taunton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to put the Gulf Veterans Medical Assessment Programme into independent administration.
(30434)
21  
  
Mr Adrian Flook (Taunton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what level of medical examination and assessment is required from those former and existing service personnel who are on the Gulf Veterans Medical Assessment Programme.
(30433)
22  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the technical difficulties are with the sonar upgrade to the Swiftsure and Trafalgar submarines; how much it will cost to complete the enhancement programme; and if he will make a statement.
(30288)
23  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, if he will make a statement on spending within the budget on the Nimrod MRA4 programme; how much liquidated damages the MoD is seeking for the project's delay from BAe; what alternative means of delivering MRA4 capability are being considered; and how much longer the project is expected to be delayed.
(30285)
24  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when the MoD's balance of investment of anti tank missiles study will be completed; and if he will make a statement.
(30290)
25  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment has been made of the effectiveness of the existing Milan system for medium range anti-tank missiles; and if he will make a statement.
(30286)
26  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, when Phase two of the Swiftsure and Trafalgar enhancement programme will be completed; and if he will make a statement.
(30287)
27  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many bids are being considered for the Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft; which companies have submitted bids; what costings have been submitted; what timescales have been proposed; and if he will make a statement.
(30289)
28  
  
Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many complaints he has received regarding low-flying military aircraft by constituency in the past year.
(30628)
29  
  
Bob Russell (Colchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Answer of 21st January, Official Report, column 557W, on Colchester Garrison, when the temporary living accommodation for soldiers at Colchester Garrison will be ready for occupation; if he plans to allow the public to view the new buildings; and if there will be an official opening ceremony.
(30550)
30  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his Answer of 9th January, Official Report, column 828-9W, on the Territorial Army, when he will write to the honourable Member for New Forest West.
(29839)
31  
  
Mr A.J. Beith (Berwick-upon-Tweed):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, when the study of post 16 school transport arrangements was completed; what indications it gave as to the number of education authorities which charge for transport to school for 16 to 19 year olds; and what action she has taken as a result of the study.
(30392)
32  
  
Brian Cotter (Weston-Super-Mare):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, when the New Sector Skills Development Agency will be created.
(30549)
33  
  
Sue Doughty (Guildford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will compensate students and former students who started their degrees in the years 1998 to 2002, if the review of student financing results in a significantly decreased debt burden for students starting their courses after 2003.
(30368)
34  
  
Julia Drown (South Swindon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what Swindon's SSA per pupil for (i) post 16 and (ii) 4 year olds was for 1997-98 to 2002-03; and what the average figures for England were for those years.
(30292)
35  
  
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what plans she has to extend education maintenance allowances to each English coalfield area.
(30526)
36  
  
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what initiatives she is undertaking to improve teacher retention rates in schools.
(30527)
37  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what was (a) the total bill for salaries and expenses for board members, (b) the administrative operating costs and (c) the total annual budget in the latest year for which figures are available for each of the learning and skills councils in England.
(30196)
38  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will list the Portsmouth Local Education Authority spending on education (a) above SSA per pupil for the primary and secondary sectors, (b) in total for 1990-91 to 2001-02 and (c) projected for the financial year 2002-03, adjusted for inflation at current values; and if she will make a statement.
(30279)
39  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what recent assessment she has made of teacher shortages in Portsmouth; what steps she is taking to improve the situation; and if she will make a statement.
(30278)
40  
N  
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, what estimate she has made of the number of temporary classrooms in each English local education authority.
(29333)
41  
N  
Mr David Laws (Yeovil):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many private finance initiatives there have been which have involved replacing temporary classrooms with permanent buildings; if she will list each of these; and if she will make a statement.
(29334)
42  
  
Mr Mark Todd (South Derbyshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, if she will list for each local education authority ranked in order of total spend in 2000-01 the money spent per primary age pupil on their education (a) by the local education authority, (b) by central government, allocated direct to schools, to local authorities and other agencies and (c) in total in (i) 1996-97 and (ii) 2000-01.
(30622)
43  
  
Mr Phil Willis (Harrogate & Knaresborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how much money has been allocated for returners' bonuses for people returning to the teaching profession.
(30280)
44  
  
Mr Phil Willis (Harrogate & Knaresborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, how many applications there were from (a) teachers already in service and (b) others for the Fast Track teaching scheme by 31st December 2001 broken down by subject.
(30281)
45  
N  
Mr Peter Ainsworth (East Surrey):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many invoices for the provision of water services have not been paid for over one year; what their total value is; what the same figures were in each of the last four years; and if she will make a statement.
(30116)
46  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps her Department has undertaken to ensure that establishments defined as a zoo under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 are (a) licensed and (b) meeting required standards in animal welfare and public safety; and if she will make a statement.
(30005)
47  
  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will review the regulations relating to the management of elephants in zoos; and if she will make a statement.
(30210)
48  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of (a) public awareness relating to potential disease risks between humans and animals in locations defined under the Zoo Licensing Act 1981 and (b) the effective enforcement of relevant health and safety standards; and if she will make a statement.
(30004)
49  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to improve the welfare of egg laying hens before battery cages are prohibited in 2012; and if she will make a statement.
(30002)
50  
  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will review the regulations governing the use of animals in circuses; and if she will make a statement.
(30205)
51  
N  
Norman Baker (Lewes):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent assessment she has made of broiler chickens' welfare; and if she will make a statement.
(30003)
52  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the extent of genotype test errors by laboratories undertaking work for her Department in December 2001; and if she will make a statement.
(29987)
53  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will move funds from agricultural price support towards environmentally sustainable agricultural and non-agricultural activities; and if she will make a statement.
(29988)
54  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the uncompensated losses suffered by farmers through foot and mouth are; and how those losses are calculated.
(29997)
55  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will seek a revision of the definition of agriculture within tenancy legislation to include rural development and agri-environment activities.
(29986)
56  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will list research projects associated with bovine TB, indicating for each (a) the cost in 2001-02 and (b) the total cost of the project.
(29833)
57  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make a statement on the current situation regarding (a) foot and mouth disease and (b) other livestock-related diseases in Settle.
(29991)
58  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of (a) progress with CAP reform ahead of the mid-term review and (b) political and public opinion within EU member states vis-aČ-vis CAP reform; and if she will make a statement.
(29990)
59  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the (a) payments made and (b) running costs have been of the (i) arable area payment scheme, (ii) suckler cow premium scheme, (iii) hill livestock compensatory allowance, (iv) hill farming allowance, (v) countryside stewardship scheme and (vi) environmentally sensitive areas schemes since 1996.
(29995)
60  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps she is taking to improve the competitiveness of agricultural co-operatives in the UK; and if she will make a statement.
(29996)
61  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to apply for agri-monetary compensation for the livestock sector in April; and if she will make a statement.
(29994)
62  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will (a) devote a minimum percentage of farming subsidies to sustainable rural development and (b) negotiate on this principle as a start during the mid-term review negotiations on the CAP.
(29989)
63  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment her Department has made of the merits of reintroducing the bovine TB programme; and if she will make a statement.
(29999)
64  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which organisation devised the criteria for an indicator of community vibrancy; what consultation there was with individual communities in advance of the publication of this information; and what opportunity there is for communities to dispute their classification after publication.
(29682)
65  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will publish the survey results of the questionnaire sent out to parish and town council clerks by the Countryside Agency in advance of its classification of communities according to the indicator of community vibrancy.
(29683)
66  
N  
Mr David Drew (Stroud):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, which organisation initiated the idea of an indicator of community vibrancy; whose decision it was to publish a list of communities' vibrancy; and if she will make a statement.
(29681)
67  
  
Andrew George (St Ives):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what recent discussions she has had with her counterparts in (a) Europe and (b) Norway, regarding the proposal to (i) take low impact fishing methods out of the quota system, (ii) introduce management regimes which encourage low impact fishing methods and (iii) establish systems which afford protectionfor low impact fishing methods in future policy development.
(30618)
68  
  
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what plans she has to protect the marine environment.
(30335)
69  
  
Mr Jimmy Hood (Clydesdale):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what the outcome was of the Agriculture Council held in Brussels on 21st and 22nd January; what the Government's position was on each issue discussed, including its voting record; and if she will make a statement.
(30374)
70  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make a statement on the progress being made towards the development of a single definition of rural for use by (a) her Department and (b) other sections of government.
(30670)
71  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what action she plans to take to reduce the backlog of applications for modifications of public rights of way.
(30615)
72  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what changes she plans to make to allow local authorities more easily to issue on-the-spot fines for litter.
(30616)
73  
  
Mr Greg Knight (East Yorkshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she last discussed the issue of industrial fishing with her Danish counterpart; what recent representations she has made; and if she will make a statement.
(30358)
74  
  
Mr Greg Knight (East Yorkshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what action she is taking to ensure that industrial fishing vessels in the North Sea do not net whitefish species whilst fishing for sandeels; and if she will press for an EU-wide ban on industrial fishing.
(30355)
75  
  
Mr Greg Knight (East Yorkshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effects of industrial fishing on whitefish species; and if she will make a statement.
(30356)
76  
  
Mr Greg Knight (East Yorkshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment she has made of the effect of industrial fishing for sandeels on the sea-life food chain.
(30357)
77  
N  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, on what grounds under the clauses in the Animal Health Bill the Government will withhold part of the compulsory purchase payment for animals slaughtered for posing a risk of spreading disease, where the Government considers that the farmer's biosecurity measures are substandard.
(27740)
78  
N  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much the Government has spent on GM trials in the past five years.
(27741)
79  
N  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how much the Government has spent in assistance to organic fruit growers in the past five years.
(27742)
80  
N  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what factors were taken into account in the siting of a GM trial at Lower Hordley, Shropshire.
(27743)
81  
N  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what compensation is available to organic enterprises whose status is affected by adjacent GM crops.
(27744)
82  
  
Mr Mark Todd (South Derbyshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many responses were received to her Department's consultation on the Distribution of Aggregates Levy Sustainability fund; and when she will publish a response.
(30354)
83  
N  
Mr Alistair Carmichael (Orkney & Shetland):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what plans he has to exempt small rural quarries from the proposed aggregates tax.
(28717)
84  
N  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will provide a list of organisations whose assets have been frozen under powers taken following 11th September with the reason for the action in each case; and if he will make a statement.
(29445)
85  
N  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the freezing of assets of an organisation whose adminstration address is a house in Leyton.
(29446)
86  
  
Brian Cotter (Weston-Super-Mare):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many businesses have been allowed to defer their taxation payments to the Inland Revenue as a result of the foot and mouth crisis; what the total value is of these deferred payments; how many businesses have since been required to recommence payments on deferred taxes; and what the total value of payments is that have been received on these deferred taxes.
(30548)
87  
  
Sue Doughty (Guildford):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make a statement on the Inland Revenue's policy wth regard to the use of (a) the London High Court and (b) local County Courts to file bankruptcy petitions.
(30367)
88  
  
Sue Doughty (Guildford):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will publish the full remit for the Adjudication Officer.
(30366)
89  
  
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many famililes in Barnsley East and Mexborough are benefiting from the implementation of the working families tax credit.
(30524)
90  
  
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people in Barnsley East and Mexborough received the recent increase in the national minimum wage.
(30525)
91  
N  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will make an assessment of changes to the cost and availability of insurance for small businesses since 11th September; and if he will make a statement.
(27549)
92  
  
Mr Jimmy Hood (Clydesdale):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the outcome was of the ECOFIN Council held in Brussels on 22nd January; what the Government's position was on each issue discussed, including its voting record; and if he will make a statement.
(30373)
93  
  
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, if he will place in the Library the technical guidance given to civil servants in his Department on how to define PPPs as finance or operating leases; and if he will make a statement.
(30204)
94  
  
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what estimate he has made of the increase in business investment due to taper relief in each year since its introduction; and if he will make a statement.
(30272)
95  
  
Vera Baird (Redcar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on what consulting assistance the UK is providing to the interim Afghanistan Government in implementing democratic processes.
(30271)
96  
  
Vera Baird (Redcar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on the progress of the interim Afghanistan Government in implementing democratic reforms.
(30270)
97  
  
Mr David Crausby (Bolton North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if the establishment of joint Anglo/Spanish bodies with responsibility for issues concerning Gibraltar will require the consent of the (a) Government of Gibraltar and (b) people of Gibraltar in a referendum.
(30671)
98  
  
Mr David Crausby (Bolton North East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what talks have taken place under the Brussels Process regarding the possibility of joint Anglo/Spanish sharing of the policing of Gibraltar.
(30627)
99  
  
Jim Dobbin (Heywood & Middleton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if the creation of a joint Anglo/Spanish body with responsibility for (a) Gibraltar's airport and (b) Gibraltar's foreign affairs will be discussed under the Brussels Process.
(30669)
100  
  
Jim Dobbin (Heywood & Middleton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what assistance he plans to give to the Royal visit to Gibraltar in 2002.
(30681)
101  
  
Jim Dobbin (Heywood & Middleton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans his Department has for the celebration for the 300th anniversary of British presence in Gibraltar.
(30701)
102  
  
Mr Bob Laxton (Derby North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with which organisations he has discussed (a) the replacement of the Governor of Gibraltar and (b) an extension to the present Governor of Gibraltar's period in office.
(30619)
103  
  
Mr Bob Laxton (Derby North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which government initiated the current round of talks on the future status of Gibraltar under the terms of the Brussels Process.
(30620)
104  
  
Mr Bob Laxton (Derby North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if a referendum in Gibraltar on the future sovereignty of the territory will be held before the resumption of talks with Spain under the terms of the Brussels Process.
(30621)
105  
  
Mr Bob Laxton (Derby North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if a referendum on a bi-lateral agreement between the UK and Spain under the terms of the Brussels Process will be called only with the consent of the Government of Gibraltar; and if a bi-lateral agreement between Britian and Spain under the terms of the Brussels Process will lapse if rejected by voters in Gibraltar in a referendum.
(30623)
106  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what plans the Government has to cooperate with the European Parliament's inquiry into the foot and mouth outbreak.
(29771)
107  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, in which cases the Charter of Fundamental Rights has been cited in the European Court of Justice in the Advocate-General's opinion or the judges' decision.
(29768)
108  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's policy is on the areas of the European Union's institutions' exclusive competence in the European Union.
(29764)
109  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will make a statement on the accession process of the candidate countries for accession to the European Union under the Treaty of Nice; and what plans the Government has to ensure enlargement if the Republic of Ireland does not ratify the Treaty.
(29767)
110  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, if he will list the areas of member states' exclusive competence in the European Union.
(29841)
111  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what the Government's objectives are for the European Council's meeting at Barcelona; and if he will make a statement.
(29765)
112  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made in deciding the methods by which Gibraltarian voters will vote in European parliamentary elections; and if he will make a statement.
(29770)
113  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what progress has been made in achieving the goals of economic and social reform set out at the European Council's meeting at Lisbon; and if he will make a statement.
(29766)
114  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, which member state governments have stated that they (a) wish and (b) do not wish to see the Charter of Fundamental Rights incorporated into European Union law.
(29769)
115  
N  
Mr Peter Ainsworth (East Surrey):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the emergency closure of the accident and emergency department at Crawley and Redhill hospitals effective from 21st January.
(30115)
116  
  
Mr Adrian Bailey (West Bromwich West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he will announce the level of funding for health action zones for the financial year 2003-04.
(30340)
117  
  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 16th January, Official Report, column 379W, on residential nursing home beds, how many residential and nursing home beds were available, broken down by (a) constituency, (b) health authority and (c) region in (i) 1997 and (ii) the most recent year for which figures are available.
(30273)
118  
  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 18th January, Official Report, column 530W, on social workers, how many social services staff were agency and temporary staff in each year since 1991.
(30274)
119  
  
Mr Paul Burstow (Sutton & Cheam):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 16th January, Official Report, column 376W, on health care funding, how much funding for health care per patient there was in all English parliamentary constituencies in the last five years.
(30275)
120  
  
Mrs Helen Clark (Peterborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the numbers of (a) private and (b) local authority homes that (i) have closed and (ii) plan to close due to the higher standards of care set out in the Care Standards Act 2000.
(30296)
121  
  
Mrs Helen Clark (Peterborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what financial assistance he will make available to enable private care homes to meet the standards set out in the Care Standards Act 2000.
(30293)
122  
  
Mrs Helen Clark (Peterborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what financial assistance he will make available to local authorities to enable them to ensure that their care homes meet the standards set out in the Care Standards Act 2000.
(30294)
123  
  
Mrs Helen Clark (Peterborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, by what date private nursing homes and residential units for the elderly must meet the standards of care stated in the Care Standards Act 2000.
(30295)
124  
N  
Sir Sydney Chapman (Chipping Barnet):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what progress has been made in the discussions taking place on the new pay structure for the NHS involving a nation-wide job evaluation exercise.
(29331)
125  
N  
Mr David Chaytor (Bury North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the additional expenditure incurred by general practitioners who have registered significant numbers of asylum seekers as patients.
(27550)
126  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what was (a) the total bill for salaries and expenses for board members, (b) the administrative operating costs and (c) the total annual budget in the latest year for which figures are available for each regional health authority in England.
(30199)
127  
  
Mr Nick Gibb (Bognor Regis & Littlehampton):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many patients detained under section 2 of the Mental Health Act 1983 were detained for the full 28 days without having a mental health review tribunal hearing despite having requested such a hearing within the appropriate period in the last 12 months for which figures are available.
(30388)
128  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent assessment has been made of staff shortages of (a) doctors, (b) nurses, and (c) scientific personnel in the Portsmouth and South East Hampshire Health Authority; and if he will make a statement.
(30276)
129  
  
Mr Mike Hancock (Portsmouth South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the impact on Portsmouth and South East Hampshire Health Authority of the structural reforms proposed for the NHS; and if he will make a statement.
(30277)
130  
N  
Dr Evan Harris (Oxford West & Abingdon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish the total cost to each health authority involved of the package of care for (a) cataract and (b) joint replacement operations per patient treated in (i) the UK under the NHS, (ii) Lille and paid for by the NHS and (iii) private hospitals and paid for by the NHS.
(29674)
131  
N  
Mr Nick Hawkins (Surrey Heath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many deaths were caused by the use of (a) ecstasy, (b) cocaine and (c) heroin in the last 12 months; what steps he is taking to reduce the incidence of deaths caused by the use of class A drugs; and if he will make a statement.
(29830)
132  
  
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many operations were postponed in South Tyneside in (a) 1999, (b) 2000 and (c) 2001.
(30334)
133  
  
Mr George Howarth (Knowsley North & Sefton East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what scientific advice he has received on the relative merits of (a) cell research and (b) the further development of pharmaceutical products in developing a cure for type 1 diabetes.
(30544)
134  
  
Mr George Howarth (Knowsley North & Sefton East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what advice his Department provides to primary care trusts and other health bodies on screening vulnerable individuals for early signs of the onset of diabetes.
(30545)
135  
  
Mr David Kidney (Stafford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what instructions he has given to health authorities on the distribution of funding to (a) primary care groups and (b) primary care trusts for 2002-03; and what arrangements he is putting in place for the funding of primary care trusts from 2003 onwards.
(30617)
136  
  
Mr Iain Luke (Dundee East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what his policy is on the purchase by health authorities of wheelchairs and mobility products made in Britain.
(30339)
137  
  
Mr Iain Luke (Dundee East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to ensure that the wheelchairs and mobility products purchased by health authorities meet British fire safety standards.
(30336)
138  
  
Mr Iain Luke (Dundee East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to review the level of safety standards on wheelchair and mobility products being purchased by health authorities.
(30337)
139  
  
Mr Iain Luke (Dundee East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what action he takes to monitor the safety and quality of wheelchairs purchased by health authorities.
(30338)
140  
  
Mr Mark Oaten (Winchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what resources he allocates for the promotion of the importance of training for first aid.
(30324)
141  
  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what specialist facilities are available for sufferers of Huntington's disease in (a) Northumberland, (b) Durham, (c) Cumbria, (d) North Yorkshire, (e) East Riding of Yorkshire, (f) Lincolnshire, (g) Norfolk, (h) Suffolk, (i) Essex, (j) Cambridgeshire, (k) Buckinghamshire, (l) Herefordshire, (m) Oxfordshire, (n) Berkshire, (o) Wiltshire, (p) Gloucestershire, (q) Hampshire, (r) Somerset, (s) Kent, (t) Sussex, (u) Isle of Wight, (v) Dorset, (w) Devon and (x) Cornwall.
(30404)
142  
  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if the Government plans to set a minimum number of hours to be spent by dentists on NHS patients.
(30387)
143  
  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what local initiatives the Government plans to increase (a) recruitment and (b) retention of NHS dentists in North Shropshire.
(30402)
144  
  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he plans to expand the number of dental access centres in Shropshire.
(30405)
145  
  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what funding is to be made available to the review of NHS dentistry in Shropshire and Staffordshire; when the review is due to be completed; and if it is his policy to follow up the recommendations of the review.
(30386)
146  
  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what incentives the Government plans to encourage the establishment of new NHS dentists' practices in North Shropshire.
(30403)
147  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how long the decision to prescribe beta interferons and Copaxone for MS suffers has been under review; and what guidance is in place for health authorities in relation to prescribing Copaxone.
(30377)
148  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will list health authority areas where beta interferon and Copaxone are made available to MS patients.
(30380)
149  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he expects to make a final decision on the prescription of beta interferon and Copaxone.
(30381)
150  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what recent representations he has received from patients using Copaxone; and if he will make a statement.
(30378)
151  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what assessment he has made of the use of Copaxone in the treatment of MS.
(30379)
152  
N  
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will make a statement on the Government's funding of social services in Gloucestershire, with particular reference to disabled people.
(29934)
153  
N  
Mr Richard Spring (West Suffolk):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when he will reply to the letter from the honourable Member for West Suffolk of 10th October 2001, concerning Mr Dominique Porche, of Haverhill, a constituent.
(29763)
154  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the order of costs incurred by private sector PFI partners in securing contracts for community hospital building projects; and if he will make a statement.
(27343)
155  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many private sector PFI partners are available for community hospital building projects of the order of £25 to £35 million; which are acceptable to his Department; and if he will make a statement.
(27344)
156  
N  
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, when construction of the new Lymington community hospital will (a) start and (b) be completed; and if he will make a statement.
(27345)
157  
  
Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many firework-related injuries were treated by hospitals during the Christmas and New Year period.
(30266)
158  
  
Mr John Taylor (Solihull):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether bed-blocking at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital by clients of Birmingham City Council's Social Services Department is delaying operations for Solihull patients.
(30208)
159  
N  
Mr John Taylor (Solihull):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to his Answer of 23rd October 2001, Official Report, column 152W, on Solihull Hospital, if he will make a further statement on the future status of Accident and Emergency facilities at Solihull Hospital.
(29332)
160  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if the proposed National Infection Control and Health Protection Agency will have (a) a role and (b) powers in respect of disease control in Scotland.
(30687)
161  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Scottish Executive on the functions presently carried out in Scotland by the National Radiological Protection Board after the formation of the National Infection Control and Health Protection Agency.
(30686)
162  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, who will carry out the functions currently carried out in Scotland by the National Radiological Protection Board following the creation of the National Infection Control and Health Protection Agency.
(30689)
163  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with the Scotland Office regarding the proposals for the disbanding of the National Radiological Protection Board and its amalgamation into the NICHP.
(30690)
164  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what consultations the Chief Medical Officer had with agencies in Scotland prior to making his recommendations on the National Infection Control and Health Protection Agency.
(30688)
165  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what plans he has to implement the recommendations contained in the report, Getting Ahead of the Curve--A Strategy for Combating Infectious Diseases.
(30685)
166  
N  
Mr Shaun Woodward (St Helens South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will publish the benchmark criteria his Department uses to evaluate the performance of the Children's Commissioner for Wales for the purpose of considering and evaluating the need for the creation of a Children's Commissioner for England.
(29330)
167  
N  
Mr John Bercow (Buckingham):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether it is the practice of the Probation Service not to exercise arrest warrants for those breaking the terms of community sentence orders if they have been outstanding for more than a year; and if he will make a statement.
(30117)
168  
  
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement about plans for the Holocaust Memorial Day 2002.
(30283)
169  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, for what reason Surrey Police receives the lowest per-capita grant.
(30262)
170  
N  
Mr Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to sell Wormwood Scrubs Prison.
(29827)
171  
N  
Mr Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the future of trial by jury.
(29825)
172  
N  
Mr Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many outstanding arrest warrants issued for those breaking the terms of community sentences there are; and if he will make a statement.
(29829)
173  
N  
Mr Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if it is the practice of the Probation Service not to exercise arrest warrants for those breaking the terms of community sentence orders if they have been outstanding for more than a year; and if he will make a statement.
(29824)
174  
N  
Mr Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to sell Holloway Prison; and if he will make a statement.
(29828)
175  
N  
Mr Dominic Grieve (Beaconsfield):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to introduce legislation to allow the overturning of perverse verdicts returned by juries as recommended by the Auld Report; and if he will make a statement.
(29826)
176  
  
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many anti-social behaviour orders have been made in South Tyneside.
(3070)
177  
N  
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress in the Police Negotiating Board towards reform of police pay and allowances; what the timetable is for agreement; and what proposals under consideration would require primary legislation.
(29680)
178  
N  
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what co-operation exists between UK and French authorities in relation to asylum procedures; what plans there are to extend co-operation; and if he will make a statement.
(29678)
179  
N  
Simon Hughes (North Southwark & Bermondsey):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on progress towards European Union agreements on common asylum policy; and if he will list agreements made to date and the areas of future work including timetables for (a) agreement and (b) implementation.
(29679)
180  
  
Mr Greg Knight (East Yorkshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what use is made of video recordings made on public transport vehicles in the prosecution of criminal offences including traffic offences by the Metropolitan Police; if he plans an extension of such use; and if he will make statement.
(30329)
181  
N  
Mr Humfrey Malins (Woking):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on his plans to attract skilled foreign workers to the UK; and if he will make a statement.
(29835)
182  
N  
Mr Humfrey Malins (Woking):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on his plans to extend the interim regulations for the support of asylum seekers for another two years.
(29834)
183  
N  
Mr Owen Paterson (North Shropshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how much the Rural Policing Fund is in 2002; and how much was in the 2001 police funding settlement.
(27745)
184  
N  
Hugh Robertson (Faversham & Mid Kent):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to issue guidance to local authorities on controlling market research canvassing in town centres.
(29840)
185  
  
Bob Russell (Colchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received from (a) potential umbrella registered bodies and (b) others concerning the financial implications of operating as such a body with the Criminal Records Bureau; and if he will make a statement.
(30530)
186  
  
Bob Russell (Colchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will provide funding to assist umbrella registered bodies with additional costs incurred in setting up an office and processing applications from volunteers to the Criminal Records Bureau.
(30529)
187  
  
Bob Russell (Colchester):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many organisations have registered as umbrella registered bodies with the Criminal Records Bureau; and what the Bureau's original estimate was.
(30528)
188  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment has been made by the Government of the cost to the taxpayer of operating the (a) Community Resource Fund and (b) neighbourhood renewal community chests.
(29920)
189  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many times the Ministerial Group on the Family has met since (a) its formation, (b) the publication of Supporting Families and (c) 7th June 2001.
(29931)
190  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what initiatives the Government has taken to (a) reorganise and (b) simplify access to state funded competitive grant schemes for (i) community and (ii) voluntary groups.
(29930)
191  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if he will make a statement on the Community Resource Fund; and how much money has been distributed through the Fund to voluntary and community organisations.
(29923)
192  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government keeps a record of the overall number of state funded competitive grant schemes available to voluntary and community organisations in the United Kingdom in (a) the current and (b) previous years; and by what categories this is broken down.
(29928)
193  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether a particular Minister has been given specific responsibility for rationalising and simplifying access to state funding for voluntary and community organisations.
(29925)
194  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how the Government will measure the success of its initiatives to simplify access to state funding for voluntary and community organisations; and how progress will be monitored and reported.
(29924)
195  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment has been made by the Government of the administrative requirements on voluntary and community organisations applying to the Community Resource Fund.
(29921)
196  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government keeps a central list of the statutory bodies that make competitive grant schemes available to voluntary and community organisations in the United Kingdom in (a) the current year and (b) previous years.
(29927)
197  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what research the Government has conducted into the administrative requirements on voluntary and community organisations making applications to the system of state funded competitive grant schemes.
(29926)
198  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether the Government keeps a record of the total sum distributed through all state funded competitive grant schemes available to voluntary and community organisations in the United Kingdom in (a) the current year and (b) previous years; and by what categories this is broken down.
(29929)
199  
N  
Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge & Malling):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what steps he will take to ensure that police forces place details of missing children on the uk.missingkids.com website as soon as possible after being informed of a child's disappearance, and if he will make a statement.
(29529)
200  
  
Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were charged with offences relating to the misuse of fireworks in the last six months.
(30269)
201  
  
Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many complaints were received by each police force in the UK relating to firework incidents during the Christmas and New Year period.
(30268)
202  
  
Mr Andrew Turner (Isle of Wight):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many crimes were (a) reported and (b) cleared up involving (i) licensed handguns, (ii) unlicensed handguns, (iii) licensed shotguns, (iv) unlicensed shotguns and (v) other firearms in each year since 1997.
(30209)
203  
N  
Mr Shaun Woodward (St Helens South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what plans he has to implement recommendation 49 of Setting the Boundaries to introduce into UK domestic law a specific offence of people trafficking for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation.
(29676)
204  
N  
Mr Shaun Woodward (St Helens South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what representations he has received to amend section 22 of the Sex Offences Act 1956 to make it an offence for a person to procure under 18's for the purposes detailed in sections 22(1), (a) (b) and (c) of the legislation.
(29675)
205  
N  
Mr Shaun Woodward (St Helens South):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what estimate his Department has made of the number of unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors who went missing in the UK in (a) 1999, (b) 2000 and (c) 2001, broken down by (i) nationality, (ii) age at disappearance and (iii) gender.
(29677)
206  
  
Eric Joyce (Falkirk West):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, how much was provided by the Government in (a) development and (b) humanitarian aid to (i) Burundi, (ii) Angola, (iii) Uganda, (iv) Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo, (v) Zimbabwe, and (vi) Zambia in the financial year 1996-97; and what the projected figures are in each case for the 2001-02 financial year.
(30369)
207  
  
Mrs Caroline Spelman (Meriden):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funding her Department has provided to the International Development Foundation in the past five years; and how many times her Department has worked with the International Development Foundation in this period.
(30401)
208  
  
Mrs Caroline Spelman (Meriden):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what discussions she has had with the Foreign Office concerning the recent volcanic eruption in Goma; and what steps her Department is taking to ensure a co-ordinated approach with the Foreign Office on the provision of aid to those affected by the disaster.
(30398)
209  
  
Mrs Caroline Spelman (Meriden):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, if her Department will provide assistance to South Africa to help further the inter-Congolese dialogue this year.
(30400)
210  
  
Mrs Caroline Spelman (Meriden):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, when her Department stopped providing funds directly to the Government of Zimbabwe.
(30399)
211  
N  
Mr Shaun Woodward (St Helens South):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what funds her Deparment made available for educating children and young people in African nations on methods of HIV prevention in (a) 1999, (b) 2000 and (c) 2001.
(29329)
212  
  
Mr Adrian Flook (Taunton):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what plans the Government has to bring forward the draft legislation contained within Law Commission Report No 270.
(30432)
213  
  
Mr George Howarth (Knowsley North & Sefton East):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what targets he has set for the Guardian ad Litem Service for answering mail from (a) honourable Members and (b) members of the public.
(30439)
214  
  
Mr George Howarth (Knowsley North & Sefton East):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what proposals he has for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Guardian ad Litem Service.
(30480)
215  
N  
Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what the total cost was for all departments arising from the case of Jane Coker v. the Lord Chancellor considered by (a) the Industrial Tribunal, (b) the Employment Appeal Tribunal and (c) the Court of Appeal; and if, in each instance, he will identify the costs of Counsel and other lawyers, outside of the Government's service.
(29527)
216  
N  
Andrew Mackinlay (Thurrock):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, for what reason there was no application for costs on his behalf in the case of Jane Coker.
(29939)
217  
N  
Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge & Malling):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what amendments the Government is seeking to the September 2001 Proposal for a Council regulation on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in matters of parental responsibility; and if it is the Government's policy that this Council Regulation should take legal effect.
(29531)
218  
N  
Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge & Malling):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, if he will list the actions that the Government may take to further the implementation and financing of the conclusions and recommendations of the March 2001 Meeting of the Special Commission to Review the Operation of the Hague Convention of 25th October 1980 on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
(29530)
219  
N  
Sir John Stanley (Tonbridge & Malling):    To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, what amendments the Government is seeking to the September 2001 text of the draft Council Regulations on the mutual enforcement of judgments on rights of access to children; and if it is the Government's policy that this Council regulation should take legal effect.
(29532)
220  
N  
Mr Peter Ainsworth (East Surrey):    To ask the Prime Minister, if the finding of the PIU report on Energy will be made public; and if he will make a statement.
(30188)
221  
  
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):    To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his Answer of 21st January, Official Report, column 594W, on special advisers, how many special advisers have left his Department since May 1997; on how many occasions the Head of his Department has recommended a gap betwen leaving employment in his Department and taking up outside employment; if he will list the gap for each occasion this has occurred; and if he will make a statement.
(30300)
222  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what representations she has made to the Department of Health in respect of the paper, Getting Ahead of the Curve--A Strategy for Combating Infectious Diseases.
(30694)
223  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions she has had with the Department of Health on the impact on Scotland of its proposals to disband the National Radiological Protection Board.
(30693)
224  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what plans she has to grant additional funds to keep open rural sub-post offices threatened with closure under Consignia's strategic plan; and if she will make a statement.
(29992)
225  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, pursuant to her Answer of 19th December 2001 to the honourable Member for Gordon, Official Report, column 1034W, on sub-post offices, if she will list the funding allocated to each scheme.
(30000)
226  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what assessment she has made of Consignia's strategic plan to close post offices in rural communities; and if she will make a statement.
(29993)
227  
  
Brian Cotter (Weston-Super-Mare):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many businesses used business links in each year since 1995, broken down by region; and how many of these enquiries were the result of initial contact with the Small Business Service.
(30547)
228  
N  
Mrs Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will ensure that Consignia's proposals for possible post office closures are made public.
(30007)
229  
N  
Mrs Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what discussions she has held with Consignia concerning the possible closure of post offices; and if she will make a statement.
(30006)
230  
N  
Mrs Louise Ellman (Liverpool, Riverside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what recent guidance she has given Consignia concerning the closure of urban post offices.
(30008)
231  
  
Jeff Ennis (Barnsley East & Mexborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many former miners in Barnsley East and Mexborough on low mineworkers pensions will benefit from the one-off lump sum payments she recently announced.
[R] (30523)
232  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what was (a) the total bill for salaries and expenses for board members, (b) the administrative operating costs for each and (c) the total annual budget in the latest year for which figues are available for each of the regional development agencies in England.
(30203)
233  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what her policy is on European legislation affecting the glass industry.
(30226)
234  
  
Mr John Grogan (Selby):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the capability is for holding stocks of backup fuels at each of the combined cycle gas turbine power stations commissioned since 1990 in days of use at full levels of generation.
(30195)
235  
  
Mr John Grogan (Selby):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, pursuant to her Answer of 17th December 2001, Official Report, column 109W, on energy contingency planning, if she will give details of (a) the contingency plans developed by the Gas Industry Emergency Committee and (b) the recent exercises, and their impacts on (i) gas and (ii) electricity customers.
(30284)
236  
N  
Mr Nick Hawkins (Surrey Heath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will make a statement on the security of nuclear materials stored at the Sellafield reprocessing plant.
(29831)
237  
  
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the target time is for a miners' compensation cheque (a) to be sent to a claimant after he has accepted an offer and (b) to be paid following the acceptance of an offer being met.
(30332)
238  
  
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the status is of the Department's research into nanotechnology.
(30331)
239  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, pursuant to the Answer of 3rd December, Official Report, column 52W, if she will define the unnecessary restrictions on organisations in the recruitment industry, including the IT sector which are due to be removed by the draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations.
(30695)
240  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, which individuals and organisations will be invited to respond to the further consultation on the draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations.
(30678)
241  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what plans she has to exempt from the draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations those temporary staff who choose to operate through personal service companies; and if she will make a statement.
(30682)
242  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will made a statement on the length of time it has taken to draft the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2001 and the costs involved.
(30683)
243  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what percentage of recruitment agencies specialise in (a) IT recruitment, (b) secretarial recruitment, (c) healthcare recruitment and (d) transport industries recruitment; and how many recruitment agencies are classified as SMEs.
(30692)
244  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if the Recruitment and Employment Confederation has withdrawn support for the proposals in the draft regulations on the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2001; and what plans she has to hold further discussions with the Confederation.
(30684)
245  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what recommendations the Better Regulation Task Force has made on revising the existing Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations; and if she will make a statement.
(30676)
246  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what her timetable is for the completion of the draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations.
(30679)
247  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what studies her Department has conducted into the length of time an IT professional placed through a Personal Services Agency must be in post to recoup an agency's initial costs.
(30691)
248  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what plans she has to meet representatives of the Association of Technology Staffing Companies during the further consultation period for the draft Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations.
(30677)
249  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many representations her Department has received on her proposals for quarantine periods in the legislative framework governing agency conduct; and if she will make a statement.
(30674)
250  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will make a statement on the reasons for the delay in laying the revision of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations before the House.
(30675)
251  
  
Mr Michael Jack (Fylde):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what studies her Department has conducted into the number of temporary employees who (a) prefer to remain in temporary employment and (b) are unable to find permanent employment.
(30680)
252  
N  
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what plans she has to introduce legislation to require retailers and manufacturers to repair faulty goods within a given time scale; and if she will make a statement.
(29935)
253  
  
Matthew Taylor (Truro & St Austell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, pursuant to her Answer of 18th January, Official Report, column 508W, on departmental expenditure, if she will state the calculation by which she reached her answer; and if she will make a statement.
(30291)
254  
N  
Mr John Taylor (Solihull):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will make a statement about the employment situation in the West Midlands, with special reference to Land Rover.
(29447)
255  
N  
Mr Dave Watts (St Helens North):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what progress has been made on her Department's review of the distribution of miners' pension surpluses.
(27574)
256  
  
Mr Michael Weir (Angus):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many redundancies were notified, broken down by (a) constituency, (b) region and (c) country in each year since 1997.
(30297)
257  
  
Mr John Whittingdale (Maldon & East Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will list those businesses overseas which have been acquired by Consignia over the last five years, together with the price paid.
(30625)
258  
N  
Mr Shaun Woodward (St Helens South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, how many (a) interim and (b) final payments were made between (i) 1st January and 1st July 2001 and (ii) 2nd July 2001 and 1st January 2002 to respiratory diseases claimants in St Helens South.
(29832)
259  
N  
Mr Shaun Woodward (St Helens South):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, what the procedure is for establishing a compensation claimant under the coal health claims schemes as being a priority case.
(29378)
260  
N  
Mr Harry Barnes (North East Derbyshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many appeals have been received by the DSA over the past two years against the refusal to grant second trainee licences; how many of these have been (a) successful, (b) unsuccessful and (c) are still pending; and of those appeals which have been unsuccessful, if he will place in the Library a list of grounds on which appeals have been rejected.
(30187)
261  
  
Peter Bottomley (Worthing West):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he received a recommendation for his Department's new head of media; and if he will make a statement on subsequent actions.
(30624)
262  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to his Answer of 10th January 2001, Official Report, column 976W, on affordable housing, what representations he has received regarding the number of affordable housing units in rural areas.
(30001)
263  
N  
Mr Colin Breed (South East Cornwall):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what steps his Department is taking to improve health and safety within the agricultural industry; and if he will make a statement.
(29998)
264  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assessment he has made of the adequacy of the space to allow cars access that are under the weight restriction on the Widford Bridge in Chelmsford with respect to avoiding (a) undue hazard to motorists and (b) possible damage to vehicles.
(29666)
265  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, for what reason advance warning signs of (a) weight restrictions and (b) roadworks at the Widford Viaduct in Chelmsford on the (i) A12, (ii) A414 (formerly the A1016) and (iii) A414 from Harlow were not erected prior to the work commencing.
(29670)
266  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, who has responsibility for posting advance warning signs about the (a) weight restrictions and (b) traffic works on the Widford Viaduct in Chelmsford.
(29668)
267  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the earliest date is that work can commence on replacing the Widford Bridge; and if he will bring that date forward.
(29672)
268  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he expects to make a decision on the transfer of Chelmsford Borough Council's housing stock to Chelmer Housing Partnership; and if he will make a statement.
(29667)
269  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, for what reason early advance warning signs at (a) weight restrictions and (b) roadworks at the Widford Viaduct in Chelmsford have not been erected on roads carrying traffic from (i) Ingatestone, (ii) Ongar, (iii) Witham and (iv) Boreham.
(29671)
270  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when advance warning signs of (a) weight restrictions and (b) road works at the Widford Viaduct in Chelmsford will be posted on the (i) A12, (ii) A414 (formerly the A1016) and (iii) A414 from Harlow.
(29669)
271  
N  
Mr Simon Burns (West Chelmsford):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the total cost is of replacing the Widford Bridge in Chelmsford; and who will bear responsibility for the cost of the replacement work.
(29673)
272  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how much money has been (a) provided in subsidies and (b) received in paybacks from each train operating company in each financial year since April 1995.
(30348)
273  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the targets set at the annual national rail summit in each year since 1998; and what progress has been made towards the targets.
(30349)
274  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the total cost to his Department was of producing regional planning guidance for the English regions.
(30200)
275  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that money received in payments from train operating companies is reinvested directly into the railways; and if he will make a statement.
(30346)
276  
N  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what plans he has to reorganise the Press Office at the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions; and if he will make a statement.
(29983)
277  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what was (a) the total bill for salaries and expenses for board members, (b) the administrative operating costs and (c) the total annual budget in the latest year for which figures are available for each regional planning conference in England.
(30202)
278  
N  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what Civil Service procedures were followed in the interviewing and appointment of a new Head of Media at the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions.
(29984)
279  
N  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the (a) public investment expenditure, (b) public resource expenditure and (c) private investment is for each year 2001-02 to 2010-11 broken down by (i) strategic roads, (ii) rail, (iii) local transport, (iv) London, (v) other transport areas and (vi) unallocated at (A) outturn prices and (B) 2000-01 prices.
(29936)
280  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will provide a breakdown of the (a) public investment expenditure, (b) public resource expenditure, (c) private investment, (d) public expenditure supporting private investment and (e) public spending from local charging revenue planned for each year 2001-02 to 2010-11 as allocated in the 10 year transport plan of July 2000, subdivided between (i) strategic roads, (ii) rail, (iii) local transport, (iv) London, (v) other transport areas and (vi) unallocated at (A) outturn prices and (B) 2000-01 prices.
(30345)
281  
N  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he expects to announce the appointment of a new Head of Media at the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions.
(29985)
282  
N  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the total public expenditure supporting private investment spent and planned for each year from 1997-78 to 2010-11 broken down by (a) strategic roads, (b) rail, (c) local transport, (d) London and (e) other transport areas at (i) outturn prices and (ii) 2000-01 prices.
(29937)
283  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how much money received in paybacks from train operating companies in each financial year since April 1995 has been spent on the railways as (a) public resource expenditure, (b) public investment and (c) public expenditure supporting private investment.
(30347)
284  
N  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list each meeting he has had since 1st December 2001 with the Director of Communications of the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions; and what was the subject of each meeting.
(29982)
285  
N  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the public spending from local charging revenue planned for each year 2001-02 to 2010-11 is at (a) outturn prices and (b) 2000-01 prices.
(29938)
286  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether a company limited by guarantee has been established to bid for Railtrack plc.
(30241)
287  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the commitments in the SRA Strategic Plan which are contingent on (a) the completion of franchise negotiations which are running behind schedule and (b) the establishment of special purpose vehicles.
(30261)
288  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assumption has been made about the rate of return required by private sector investors in framing the financial models that underlie (a) the Government's 10 year Plan and (b) the SRA Strategic Plan.
(30255)
289  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether his officials are working as part of the team developing a company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack.
(30236)
290  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether he has received representations from parties other than Railtrack about the funding provision for Control Period 2.
(30252)
291  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many planning consents have been granted on Green Belt land in each of the past 10 years.
(30243)
292  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the projected requirements are for public subsidy to the train operating companies over the period of the 10 year plan.
(30256)
293  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether all bidders for Railtrack plc, including the company limited by guarantee, will be subject to the same submission process.
(30232)
294  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, which organisation has responsibility for taking the lead in establishing the National Rail Academy.
(30228)
295  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether the SRA has sought his Department's consent to reduce the passenger growth target in the Strategic Plan to 30 per cent.
(30251)
296  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many drivers were employed on the railways (a) immediately before privatisation and (b) at the most recent date for which figures are available.
(30244)
297  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether Mr Ian Coucher is (a) drawing a salary and (b) receiving another form of payment for working on the establishment of a company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack.
(30238)
298  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will give a schedule, broken down by financial year, of the projected allocation of the private sector contribution to the SRA Strategic Plan; and if he will indicate the purpose to which that contribution is expected to be put in each of those years.
(30258)
299  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many miles of motorway have been opened in each of the past 10 years.
(30225)
300  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many rail bridges would have to be raised to enable Britain to comply fully with European interoperability Directives.
(30247)
301  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, who will provide working capital for the company limited by guarantee prior to the completion of Railtrack administration.
(30240)
302  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the people working on the development of a company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack.
(30234)
303  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, who made the approaches to (a) Mr Ian McAllister and (b) Mr Ian Coucher to join the team working on a company limited by guarentee to bid for Railtrack; and what other approaches have been made to potential directors of a company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack.
(30230)
304  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the projected annual allocations of the public sector contribution to the SRA Strategic Plan are, broken down by spending type.
(30259)
305  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the public subsidy to the railways per passenger mile in each year since 1997.
(30248)
306  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether the £33.5 billion contribution to the costs of the SRA Strategic Plan by the public sector includes the public subsidy payments to the train operating companies.
(30257)
307  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, who will meet the legal costs of the team working to establish a company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack.
(30237)
308  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what the total (a) direct and (b) indirect projected public subsidy to the railways (i) was in each of the past five years and (ii) will be in the next 10 years.
(30254)
309  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what representations he has made to the German Government about access to the German marketplace for low-cost airlines.
(30223)
310  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he will provide written confirmation to the Borough of Reigate and Banstead about the revision of its SSA allocation for 2002-03.
(30245)
311  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will give a schedule, broken down by financial year, of the allocation of the £33.5 billion public sector contribution to the SRA Strategic Plan.
(30260)
312  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what professional advisers have been recruited to advise the team developing the company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack; and on what terms.
(30233)
313  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, whether he has received requests from the European Commission for clarification of the application for state aid consent for Railtrack in administration.
(30229)
314  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what his estimate is of the total cost of introducing automatic train protection systems on the rail network.
(30253)
315  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many stations would require alteration works to enable Britian to comply fully with European interoperability Directives.
(30246)
316  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, on what basis Mr Ian McAllister is employed to develop a company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack.
(30239)
317  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when he expects the proposed National Rail Academy to commence operations.
(30263)
318  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, who he intends shall be liable for maintaining disused underground tunnels under PPP.
(30227)
319  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the 10 rail routes that suffer from the worst passenger congestion.
(30249)
320  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when the renewal process for the GNER franchise, post-the two year extension, will begin.
(30242)
321  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what proportion of Britain's motorway network is visible from CCTV and other monitoring cameras.
(30235)
322  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, who took the decision to recruit (a) Mr Ian McAllister and (b) Mr Ian Coucher to the team working on a company limited by guarantee to bid for Railtrack.
(30231)
323  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what proportion of the cost of the proposed South West Trains upgrade outlined in the SRA Strategic Plan is projected to be raised from the private sector; and what total amount that represents.
(30250)
324  
  
Mr Stephen Hepburn (Jarrow):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, which UK ports levy port charges; and what the level of the fees is in each case.
(30333)
325  
  
Mr George Howarth (Knowsley North & Sefton East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assessment his Department makes of the impact on the local economy when considering proposals for the relocation of government department buildings and buildings used by government-sponsored agencies.
(30438)
326  
  
Mr George Howarth (Knowsley North & Sefton East):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will review Knowsley Borough Council's proposals for St Kevin's playing fields in Kirkby following changes to the earlier proposals which he has considered.
(30437)
327  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what his estimate is of the average change in annual revenue available for financing investment in Birmingham's housing revenue account as a result of the Government's rent restructuring proposals, based on (a) the continuation of the current subsidy system and (b) the abolition of the council tenant's tax.
(30353)
328  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, pursuant to the Answers of 10th December 2001, Official Report, Column 573W, on housing (Birmingham), what his definition of debt financing charges is.
(30389)
329  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what information he has collated on the average (a) market value based on right to buy sales, (b) adjusted vacant possession value and (c) value for stock transfer purposes of council houses in Birmingham.
(30390)
330  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what his estimate is of the change in annual revenue available for financing investment in Birmingham's council housing if stock transfer goes ahead; and what assumptions he has made in calculating this figure.
(30363)
331  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what information he has collated on housing management costs per dwelling for (a) all local authority housing, (b) all RSL housing, (c) all metropolitan authority housing, (d) Birmingham City Council housing and (e) RSL housing in Birmingham.
(30391)
332  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what estimate he has made of the change in the annual cost to (a) Birmingham City Council's non-HRA revenue budget and (b) the Exchequer of financing housing benefit for Birmingham tenants if transfer of the local authority housing stock to a registered social landlord goes ahead.
(30350)
333  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what information he has collated on the interest rates for loans taken out by registered social landlords in each of the last five years.
(30352)
334  
  
Mr Mark Lazarowicz (Edinburgh North & Leith):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assessment he has made of the effect on the level of road accidents, broken down by type of (a) accident, (b) injury and (c) victim, of the operation of home zones.
(30325)
335  
  
Mr Mark Lazarowicz (Edinburgh North & Leith):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many (a) fatal, (b) severe non-fatal and (c) other non-fatal injuries have been sustained in road traffic accidents by (i) drivers, (ii) passengers, (iii) cyclists and (iv) pedestrians in each of the last 10 years.
(30327)
336  
  
Mr Mark Lazarowicz (Edinburgh North & Leith):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assessment he has made of the effect on the level of road accidents, broken down by type of (a) accident, (b) injury and (c) victim, of the operation of (i) mandatory and (ii) advisory 20 mph limits.
(30326)
337  
  
Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Bridgwater):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what return (a) he has specified as a target for the Ordnance Survey Trading Fund over the period from 1999 to 2004 and (b) the Ordnance Survey Trading Fund has delivered in each accounting year from 1999 to date.
(30298)
338  
  
Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Bridgwater):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make it his policy to set up an independent regulator to ensure fair competition in the Ordnance Survey Trading Fund's competitive tendering.
(30299)
339  
  
Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many (a) deaths and (b) injuries were caused by fire in domestic homes by constituency in each of the past five years.
(30630)
340  
  
Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many (a) deaths and (b) injuries were caused by fires in council-owned domestic homes by local authority in each of the past five years.
(30631)
341  
  
Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what initiatives are being pursued to promote the use of sprinkler systems in domestic houses; and if he will make a statement.
(30632)
342  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if it is his policy to seek to conclude a treaty between the UK and the USA on open skies before 31st January.
(30538)
343  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, which London Underground lines will be provided with full fleets of new trains by June (a) 2006 and (b) 2010.
(30534)
344  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if a treaty between the USA and the UK on open skies covers (a) cabotage, (b) wet leasing, (c) foreign ownership and (d) fifth freedoms; and if these issues need to be resolved before the UK would agree to a treaty.
(30536)
345  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if it is his policy to seek full wet leasing rights for UK airlines in the USA before agreeing a new open skies treaty with that country.
(30541)
346  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if it is Government policy that there should be a full reciprocation of rights and privileges between the carriers of both nations before the UK concludes a treaty on open skies with the USA.
(30535)
347  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assessment he has received on the balance of benefits to the UK economy of conceding fifth freedom access to the European market for USA airlines in return for the American authorities approval of the British Airways/American Airway alliance.
(30540)
348  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assessment he has made of the impact on UK carriers of granting rights at (a) Stansted and (b) other UK airports to USA carriers without reciprocal rights in the USA to UK carriers.
(30537)
349  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if it is his policy to seek fifth freedom rights for UK airliners in the USA before agreeing a new open skies treaty with that country.
(30542)
350  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the stations that are to be refurbished by June 2006, indicating what improvements are required at each station by the PPP contracts, broken down by local authority in the London Underground area.
(30531)
351  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will list the service improvements that are to be delivered by the public-private partnership for London Underground by June 2006.
(30533)
352  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, when the next negotiations on open skies are scheduled to take place between the USA and the UK.
(30539)
353  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will publish targets for reductions in (a) signal failures and (b) train breakdowns set for the public-private partnership by June 2006 that would affect the users of London Underground services.
(30532)
354  
  
Mr Eric Pickles (Brentwood & Ongar):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if it his policy that an open skies treaty between the USA and the UK should be subject to review by the (a) European Court and (b) European Commission.
(30543)
355  
N  
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make a statement about pilot studies being carried out into requiring traffic to stop for school buses.
(29914)
356  
N  
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make a statement on the liability of people in hospital to pay council tax.
(29933)
357  
N  
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, if he will make a statement about the provision of extra resources for the improvement of railway facilities in the South West.
(29913)
358  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, what assessment has been made by the Government of the administrative requirements on voluntary and community organisations applying to the neighbourhood renewal community chests.
(29919)
359  
  
Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, how many letters were received by (a) the Secretary of State for Wales and (b) the Under-Secretary of State for Wales in each month since July 1999.
(30626)
360  
  
Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will list, by date and subject, the representations he has received in (a) writing and (b) person from (i) the First Secretary of the National Assembly for Wales, (ii) the Welsh Assembly Government and (iii) committees of the National Assembly for Wales regarding the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review.
(30673)
361  
  
Mr Elfyn Llwyd (Meirionnydd Nant Conwy):    To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, if he will list, by date and subject, representations he has made in (a) writing and (b) person to the Chancellor of the Exchequer regarding the forthcoming Comprehensive Spending Review.
(30672)
362  
N  
Mr Russell Brown (Dumfries):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans the Benefits Agency has to review procedures for assessing applicants for disability benefits for sufferers of CFE/MS.
(29917)
363  
  
Mr Andrew Dismore (Hendon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make a statement on progress of the consultations with local authority associations on the recovery of overpaid housing benefit from landlords further to paragraph 38 of the response by the DSS to the Social Security Select Committee Report on Housing Benefit Cm4869.
(30629)
364  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the additional cost would be of the basic state pension in (a) 2010, (b) 2020, (c) 2030, (d) 2040 and (e) 2050 if, in one year out of every two, the inflation rate were (i) 2 per cent. and (ii) 1.5 per cent..
(30396)
365  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will provide figures on the same basis as tables 1 and 2 of The Pension Credit: long-term projections, showing the effect on the cost of the pension credit if the proportion of relevant income disregarded were reduced from 60 per cent. to (a) 50 and (b) 40 per cent., assuming that the guarantee credit is uprated in line with average earnings and the savings credit threshold is uprated in line with prices.
(30395)
366  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will provide figures on the same basis as tables 3 and 4 of The Pension Credit: long-term projections, showing (a) the cost of the basic state pension if increased in line with earnings, (b) the additional cost of increasing the basic pension in line with earnings and (c) the additional yield of national insurance contributions if they remain the same proportion of contributors' earnings as in 2002-03.
(30394)
367  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if pensioners' earnings will qualify for the savings credit.
(30397)
368  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pensioners he estimates are eligible to claim the MIG in Loughborough; and how many claim.
(30384)
369  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to increase the expense allowance for pensioners living in old people's homes.
(30383)
370  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what research his Department has (a) commissioned and (b) evaluated on the number of pensioners in the Loughborough constituency living in old people's homes on with an expense allowance of less than £16.05 per week.
(30382)
371  
  
Mr Andy Reed (Loughborough):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance he has given to local authorities on the provision of expense allowances to pensioners living in care.
(30385)
372  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how current spending on housing benefit is divided between (a) local authority, (b) housing association, (c) privately rented and (d) other categories of accommodation.
(29918)
373  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many households are in receipt of housing benefit.
(29932)
374  
  
Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many appeals were made to the Parliamentary Ombudsman regarding the Child Support Agency in the last 12 months.
(30267)
375  
  
Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what was the average number of employees working for the Child Support Agency in each of the last five years.
(30264)
376  
  
Mark Tami (Alyn & Deeside):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the staff turnover was for each grade of employee working for the Child Support Agency in the last 12 months.
(30265)
377  
N  
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what discussions he has had on developing a system of benefits easily accessible to those with mental as well as physical disabilities; and if he will make a statement.
(28134)
378  
N  
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to review staff safety issues at Jobcentre Plus offices; and if he will make a statement.
(28135)
379  
N  
David Taylor (North West Leicestershire):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent discussions he has had on developing an environment less conducive to confrontation in Jobcentre Plus offices; what provision for staff safety has been made other than the presence of security guards; and if he will make a statement.
(28136)
380  
  
Steve Webb (Northavon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the basis was for the reference in his Department's recent Targeting Fraud advertisments to the number caught by fraud investigators; and if he will estimate how many of that number were successfully prosecuted.
(30372)
381  
  
Steve Webb (Northavon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many interim payments have been issued to those whose benefit or tax credit awards have been delayed as a result of the recent PCS Union strike action.
(30343)
382  
  
Steve Webb (Northavon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans he has to ensure that non-screened areas in JobCentre Plus offices will be staffed by those who volunteer for the position.
(30342)
383  
  
Steve Webb (Northavon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if it is his policy that participation of staff in the PCS Union strike action be taken into account in future decisions on promotion.
(30431)
384  
  
Steve Webb (Northavon):    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many jobseeker's allowance claimants have had their benefit reduced as result of non-compliance in basic skills courses.
(30344)
385  
N  
Mike Gapes (Ilford South):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the impact of the introduction of euro notes and coins on the British economy.
[Question Unstarred] (27568)
386  
N  
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what representations he has had from insurance companies about the introduction of the Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Amendment Regulations 2001; and if he will make a statement.
[Transferred] (29916)
387  
N  
Mr Laurence Robertson (Tewkesbury):    To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he had with insurance companies before introducing the Road Traffic (NHS Charges) Amendment Regulations 2001; and if he will make a statement.
[Transferred] (29915)
388  
N  
Andrew Selous (South West Bedfordshire):    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many applications have been made to the Community Resource Fund; and how many of these were successful.
[Transferred] (29922)
389  
  
Harry Cohen (Leyton & Wanstead):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the components are of the planned short-term increase in development aid for Nepal; what proportion is (a) military, (b) policing and (c) intelligence-related; and if she will make a statement.
[Transferred] (30341)
390  
  
Mr Roy Beggs (East Antrim):    To ask the Solicitor General, what the average time taken by the Director of Public Prosecutions to make a decision in Northern Ireland was in the last 12 months; and when the Director of Public Prosecutions will issue his direction in respect of ref 875/01.
[Transferred] (30207)
391  
  
Mr Nigel Jones (Cheltenham):    To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what figures are held on the number of people recruited to the Overseas Service Aid scheme who had children born overseas while they served on this scheme; and how many people hold British citizenship by descent as a result of being born abroad whilst their parents were serving on this scheme.
[Transferred] (30330)
392  
  
Ann McKechin (Glasgow, Maryhill):    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, when the staffing levels in the British Consulate offices in Pakistan will be returned to the levels which existed prior to 11th September 2001; and if he will make a statement.
[Transferred] (30393)
393  
  
Mr Don Foster (Bath):    To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what were (a) the administrative operating costs and (b) the total annual budget in the latest year for which figures are available for each regional government office in England.
[Transferred] (30197)
394  
  
Chris Grayling (Epsom & Ewell):    To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, if she will make a statement on recent progress of negotiations on the implementation of proposed European legislation on vehicle recycling.
[Transferred] (30224)
395  
  
Lynne Jones (Birmingham, Selly Oak):    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the Public Works Loan Board's interest rate on new loans is and what the rate has been in each of the last five years.
[Transferred] (30351)
396  
  
Mr Mark Lazarowicz (Edinburgh North & Leith):    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions, how many accidents resulting in (a) fatalities, (b) serious injury and (c) minor injury have taken place in the construction industry in Scotland during (i) 2001, (ii) 2000 and (iii) 1999, broken down by geographical area.
[Transferred] (30328)


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