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Lord Whitty: English Partnerships paid British Gas the sum of £20 million for British Gas's property interests in the Greenwich Peninsula. Under the terms of the sale, British Gas will receive 7.5 per cent of all sale proceeds from the disposal of parts of the site, including the land on which the Millennium Dome sits.
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health (Lord Hunt of Kings Heath): We have made it clear in guidance that we expect all primary care trusts and primary care groups to engage actively in the decision-making process all those who have a legitimate interest and who wish to be involved. It is a matter for health authorities, National Health Service trusts and general practitioners locally to work with midwives to decide how they will be involved in decisions affecting midwives.
The Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Baroness Hayman): A stabiliser is used in every authorised pesticide and veterinary medicinal product with diazinon as its active ingredient.
Baroness Hayman: There are restrictions still in force on the movement, sale and slaughter of sheep in parts of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. There were never any restrictions on the movement, sale or slaughter of cattle in the UK after the Chernobyl accident.
Baroness Hayman: Following the accident in Chernobyl in 1986 the radioactive cloud drifted over the UK and the affected areas were those where heavy rainfall occurred. As a precaution, restrictions on the movement, sale and slaughter of sheep were placed on certain areas within parts of the English counties of Cumbria and Yorkshire; Central, Dumfries and Galloway and Strathclyde regions in Scotland; Gwynedd, Powys and Clwyd in Wales and counties Antrim and Londonderry in Northern Ireland.
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