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Mr. Alexander: I have set the Radiocommunications Agency the following quality of service targets for 200203 in respect of its licensing and enforcement activities, and correspondence. These are in addition to achieving an overall efficiency improvement of 3 per cent. over 200202.
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Mark Tami: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will give her consent as holder of the special share to changes in the Articles of Association of BAe Systems plc and Rolls-Royce plc. 
Ms Hewitt: I have reviewed the provisions in place for BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce and have decided to agree to the following changes. In the case of BAE Systems, we have agreed to remove the provision allowing the appointment of a Government Director; to change the current requirements that all Executive Directors are British to a requirement that a simple majority of the Board, including the Chief Executive and any Executive Chairman, are British; and to remove the aggregate foreign shareholding limit. In the case of Rolls-Royce, we have agreed to change the current requirement that 75 per cent. of the Board are British to a requirement that a simple majority, including the Chief Executive and any Executive Chairman, are British; to allow the appointment of a non-British non-Executive Chairman; and to remove the aggregate foreign shareholding limit. There will be no change in the requirements that no individual foreign shareholder, or group of foreign shareholders acting in concert, can hold more than 15 per cent. of the shares in either company. These provisions ensure that neither company can fall under foreign control.
Mr. Salmond: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the expenditure was per campaign for the five most expensive media advertising campaigns his Department undertook in the past five parliamentary Sessions including the current parliamentary Session in (a) Scotland, (b) England, (c) Wales and (d) Northern Ireland; and for the last two parliamentary Sessions and the current Session, when each advertising campaign (i) began and (ii) ended in (A) Scotland, (B) England, (C) Wales and (D) Northern Ireland. 
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Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs (1) how many civil servants in his Department have used the services of Cendent or its subsidiaries (a) to relocate in London and (b) to be housed in London since May 1997; what the name was of the company employed in each case; and what the dates were on each occasion; 
Mr. Macshane: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on 19 March 2002, Official Report, column 268W.
Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Government of Israel about overflights by the Israeli airforce in Lebanon. 
Mr. Bradshaw: Embassy officials in Tel Aviv regularly raise overflights with the Israeli authorities, most recently on 26 February 2002. I did so when I visited Israel in July 2001. We remain concerned about continuing tension on the Israeli/Lebanese border. All breaches of the UN delineated XBlue Line", whether by land, sea or air are unacceptable.
Mr. Bercow: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what the target time will be in 200203 for (a) ministers to reply to letters from hon. Members and (b) officials in his Department to reply to letters received directly from members of the public. 
Mr. Macshane: The FCO target in 200102 for ministers to reply to letters from hon. Members is to respond to 89 per cent of correspondence within 20 working days. The target for 200203 will be agreed shortly. The FCO target in 200102 for replies to letters received directly from members of the public is to
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Mr. Frank Cook: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what legal advice he has been given regarding the transit across UK territory of anti-personnel mines by non-states parties to the Ottawa Convention. 
Mr. MacShane: The UK Government support and work towards the implementation of the Secretary General's Report on Peace Operations (Brahimi Report). Many of its recommendations have now been implemented, including those designed to strengthen the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), improve pre-deployment inspection and training of contingents and enhance mechanisms for consultation with troop contributors.
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