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Letter from Lord Bassam of Brighton to Lord Alton of Liverpool, dated 26 June 2000, regarding details of cases where the Committee of Ministers is supervising the execution of a judgement, by the European Court on Human Rights, that the UK has violated a Convention right. HO. 2000.
Corporate Author: Home Office
Letter from Lord Bassam of Brighton to Lord Avebury, dated 26 June 2000, regarding the Terrorism Bill and the effect of the amendments to the definition which brought offences under the Computer Misuse Act.
Presidency conclusions: Helsinki European Council, 10 and 11 December 1999. With annexes. European Council. 1999.
Corporate Author: European Council
Letter from M J Grant, Franchising Director of the Shadow Strategic Rail Authority, to Paddy Ashdown MP, dated 22 June 2000, regarding possible micro-franchising arrangements on the Waterloo-Salisbury/Exeter rail line. DETR/Shadow Strategic Rail Authority. 2000.
PQ 126689 Ashdown/Hill
Corporate Author: Strategic Rail Authority, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Letter from Charles Clarke MP to Robert Marshall-Andrews MP, dated 26 June 2000, regarding the Criminal Justice (Mode of Trial)(No 2) Bill. Includes a summary of the results of a survey conducted by the Research Development and Statistics Directorate of the Home Office on mode of trial in other countries.
Table detailing the breakdown of the (a)make and (b)model of cars used by the Department of the Environment Transport and the Regions as at 1 April 2000. DETR. 2000.
HL 2840 Lord Hoyle/Lord Whitty
Corporate Author: Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
In trust and on trust: the strategy for the defence estate. Foreword by the Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon Geoffrey Hoon MP. MOD. 2000.
PQ 124931 Russell/Moonie
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
Independent International Commission on Decommissioning report on inspection of IRA weapons dumps. By President Martti Ahtisaari and Mr Cyril Ramaphosa. NIO/Independent International Commission on Decommissioning. 2000.
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office, Independent International Commission on Decommissioning
The processing and marketing grant: a consultation document. MAFF. 2000.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
The rural enterprise scheme: a consultation document. MAFF. 2000.
Food Standards Agency: public consultation on the statement of general objectives and practices. Includes draft copy of the Food Standards Agency statement of general objectives and practices: putting the customer first and list of consultees. Food Standards Agency. 2000.
Corporate Author: Food Standards Agency
Capital maintenance: other issues. Modern company law: for a competitive economy; URN 00/880; consultation paper. Company Law Review Steering Group. 2000.
Corporate Author: Company Law Review Steering Group
Letter dated 19.06.2000 from Lord Falconer of Thoroton to Lord Swinfen regarding the Terrorism Bill and the implications for proscription and specification of an organisation breaking its ceasefire or a new organisation forming. CO. 2000.
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office
Changes made to the standard spending assessments of each shire district council as a result of their enhanced population figures including table showing shire districts ranked in descending order. DETR. 1999.
NHS press releases in which Farnham Hospital is named from 1997-2000. DH. 2000.
PQ 124229 Bottomley/Stuart
Corporate Author: Department of Health
 Comments by the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the formal response by the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police "Winning Consent", the report of an inspection by HMIC. HO. 2000.  Metropolitan Police Service response to the report of HMIC, Policing London: "Winning Consent". Metropolitan Police Service. 2000.
HL2954 Baroness Gould/Lord Bassam
Corporate Author: Home Office, Metropolitan Police
Air traffic forecasts for the United Kingdom 2000. DETR. 2000.
PQ 127814 Leslie/Mullin
List of the organisations, companies and individuals consulted in 1998 and 1999 on the Directive 97/7/EC on the Protection of Consumers in respect of Distance Contracts (the Distance Selling Directive). DTI. 2000.
PQ 125951 McAllion/Howells
Corporate Author: Department of Trade and Industry
Letter from Lord McIntosh of Haringey to Baroness Buscombe, dated 20 June 2000, regarding the relationship between Directives 96/92/EC and 98/92/EC and Guidance on social and environmental matters in the Utilities Bill. DTI. 2000.
Letter from Lord McIntosh of Haringey to Lord Kingsland, dated 20 June 2000, regarding Gas and Electricity Consumer Council information disclosure and the Utilities Bill. DTI. 2000.
Healthcare in 2020: Healthcare Panel consultation document. Foresight. DTI. 2000.
Corporate Author: Department of Trade and Industry, Office of Science and Technology
Tables showing  Children aged three in free early years education places in England and each local education authority in England, 1996-2000 (provisional).  Current estimates of new funded places for three year olds in England and in each local education authority by sector: projected position as at Summer 2000, Autumn 2000 and Spring 2001. DFEE. 2000.
PQ 126845 Allan/Hodge
Corporate Author: Department for Education and Employment
Tables showing  Children aged three in free early years education places in England and each local education authority in England, 1996-2000 (current provisional estimates).  Current estimates of new funded places for three year olds in England and in each local education authority by sector: projected position as at Summer 2000, Autumn 2000 and Spring 2001. DFEE. 2000.
PQ 126583 Ashdown/Hodge
United Kingdom employment action plan for 2000. Foreword by David Blunkett, Sec. of State for Education and Employment, and Gordon Brown, Chancellor. DfEE. Undated (2000).
PQ 127788 Jackson/Jowell
Tables showing Education Standard Spending Assessment funding per pupil for each Shire County 2000/01. DETR. 1999.
PQ 103724 MCLOUGHLIN/HUGHES
List of voluntary organisations involved at the bidding stage in the seven NOF funded Healthy Living Centres. DH. 2000.
PQ 126881 Turner/Denham
Effectiveness of the Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988. Consumer Safety Research URN 00/783. DTI. 2000.
PQ 124674 Chaytor/Howells
Corporate Author: Department of Trade and Industry, Consumer Affairs Directorate
The proposed restructuring of the Kelda Group: a consultation paper by the Director General of Water Services. Incudes the consultation paper ' new ownership structures in the water industry' and the announcement of the Kelda Group PLC strategy review. OFWAT. 2000.
Corporate Author: Ofwat
Table detailing the total remuneration of each NHS health authority's general manager in 1996/97, 1997/98 and 1998/99. DH. 2000.
PQ 127690 Harvey/Denham
Table of the average daily numbers of available hospital beds, open overnight (24 hours), in NHS Trusts in England for 1991/2 to 1998/9. DH. 2000.
PQ 126921 Harvey/Denham
Treasury Stress Audit: final report. 11 May 2000. Prepared by Dr Susan Cartwright, Dr Brian Faragher, Gordon Tinline. Project advisor Professor Cary Cooper. HM Treasury Stress Audit: report appendices. 15 May 2000. Includes message from Andrew Turnball, Permanent Secretary, dated 7 June 2000. Treasury. 2000.
PQ 127885 Fallon/Timms
Corporate Author: Treasury
Letter dated 29 June 2000 from Lord Steve Bassam of Brighton to Rt Hon Lord Cope of Berkeley and Lord McNally regarding government amendments to the Terrorism Bill. HO. 2000.
Approval of companies charges schemes in 2001-2002: a consultation paper by the Director General of Water Services. OFWAT. 2000.
Waste Management Paper No 4: licensing of waste management facilities. Waste Management paper No 4A: licensing of metal recycling sites. Amendment One. DETR. 2000.
PQ 128760 Burgon/Meacher
List of contracts for Home Office Research let since May 1997. HO. 1999.
PQ 100151 Harris/Straw
Civil Justice 2000: a vision of the Civil Justice System in the Information Age: A strategy paper issued by the Lord Chancellors Department. Preface by David Lock MP. LCD. 2000.
HL3035 Gladwin of Clee/Irvine of Lairg; PQ 128062 Coleman/Lock
Corporate Author: Lord Chancellor's Department
Report of the access funds and hardship loans review June 2000. DFEE. 2000.
PQ 128757 Chapman/Wicks
Terms of reference: review of the transparency of the BBCs financial reporting. DCMS. 2000.
PQ 128140 Sedgemore/Smith
Corporate Author: Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Letter from Lewis Moonie MP to Ashok Kumar MP, dated 22 June 2000, regarding the award of a retrospective campaign medal for ex-service personnel who served in the Suez Canel Zone. MOD. 2000.
United Kingdom delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and Assembly of the Western European Union: information bulletin 18, November 1999 - April 2000. Prime Ministers Office. 2000.
PQ 128096 Ross/Blair
Corporate Author: Prime Minister
List of ministerial committees of the Cabinet: composition and terms of reference. CO/Prime Ministers Office. 2000.
PQ 128095 Maxton/Blair
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office, Prime Minister
Kosovo Albanians in asylum countries: UNHCR recommendations as regards return, March 2000 update, and UNHCRs background note on ethnic Albanians who are in continued need of international protection:advice issued to the Secretary of State for the Home Office. HO/UNHCR. 2000.
PQ 126292 Benn/Roche
Waterways for tomorrow. DETR. 2000.
PQ 128006 Pound/Prescott
Policing London: the MPS report and plans 2000. Home Office. 2000.
PQ 126743 Gordon/Straw
Letter dated 21st June 2000 to Edward Garnier QC MP from Paddy Tipping MP about the financial limits on insurance policies for Members, following a debate in the House. Privy Council. 2000.
List of successful bids from churches and other religious institutions for grants from the lottery distributors since May 1997. DCMS. 1999.
PQ 103097 Dawson/Howarth
Letter dated 21st June 2000 to Peter Bottomley MP from Paddy Tipping MP about travel insurance for Members, their spouses and staff, following a debate in the House. Privy Council. 2000.
Outdoor advertisement control: recommended amendments to the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisments) Regulations 1992. DETR. 2000.
PQ 128759 White/Hughes
Letter from John Hutton MP, Secretary of State for Health, to Hilton Dawson MP, dated 26 June 2000, correcting information given on the Children (Leaving Care) Bill during the Second Reading debate. DH. 2000.
PQ 102201 Dawson/Hutton
Letter from Lord Bassam of Brighton to Lord Greaves, dated 28 June 2000, correcting information given in the House indicating that Liverpool City Council had accommodated asylum seekers in the Landmark and the Inn on the Park properties in Liverpool. HO. 2000.
HL2933 Greaves/Lord;Bassam of Brighton/Lord
BSE epidemic in Great Britain: table showing number of confirmed cases for each year from 1974 to 1997. MAFF. 2000.
PQ 128692 Brown/Quinn
The Advisory Board on Family Law: third annual report 1999/2000. LCD. 2000.
PQ 128062 Coleman/Lock;HL 3059 Hughes of Woodside/Irvine of Lairg
Corporate Author: Family Law Advisory Board
Revalidating doctors: ensuring standards, securing the future. Consultation document. General Medical Council. Undated (2000).
Corporate Author: General Medical Council
Table showing (a) the budgeted and (b) the actual expenditure of each of the non-departmental public bodies sponsored by MAFF for each of the last three years, and the (i) budgeted and (ii) projected expenditure for this year and each of the next three years. MAFF. 2000.
PQ 121423 Yeo/Brown
Letter dated 27.06.2000 from David Hanson MP to Phil Willis MP regarding cross border student support in the Learning and Skills Bill. WO. 2000.
Corporate Author: Welsh Office
Bristol seller's information pack pilot: summary of interim findings. Housing Research Summary. DETR. 2000.
PQ 127700 Blizzard/Lock; SPS Dep kept inside Bristol Sellers Information Pack folder.
DTI/ Engineering Council Review Group: terms of reference. DTI. 1999.
PQ 103768 Browning/Byers
Guidance by the Home Office to police forces on firearms licensing matters: (1) the Firearms Act 1968, secure storage of firearms, circular dated 10.3.00: (2) Guidance to the police, fitness to possess firearms, circular dated 19.10.99: (3) Firearm security handbook: (4) Firearm security notes for guidance, sections 1 and 2 firearms . Home Office. 2000.
PQ 125799 Paice/Clarke
Good practice: a guide for local authorities from the Benefit Fraud Inspectorate. DSS. 2000.
PQ 128863 Leslie/Rooker
Corporate Author: Department of Social Security
 Report on the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and  Report on the London Borough of Southwark. Benefit Fraud Inspectorate/DSS. 2000.
Corporate Author: Benefit Fraud Inspectorate
Bridging the gap: building a partnership between retail and education: consultation paper. DFEE/DTI/Retail and Consumer Services Panel. 2000.
Corporate Author: Department for Education and Employment, Department of Trade and Industry
Letter dated 23.6.2000 from Lord McIntosh of Haringey to Lord Ezra regarding the Utilities Bill: structure of the Gas and Electricity Consumer Council. DTI. 2000.
Letter dated 26.6.2000 from Lord McIntosh of Haringey to Lord Jenkin of Roding regarding the Utilities Bill: the level of a supplier of last resort levy. DTI. 2000.
Letter dated 27.6.2000 from Lord McIntosh of Haringey to Lord Ezra regarding the Utilities Bill: combined heat and power (CHP) powers in the Utilities Bill. DTI. 2000.
Table showing how each agency and non-departmental public body of the Home office performed against their key performance indicators in 1997/98, 1998/99 and 1999/2000. HO. 2000.
PQ 125330 Hughes/Straw
Resolutions, decisions and opinions adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg from 15 to 19 May 2000; and list of A items for the 2271st meeting of the Council of the European Union in Luxembourg on 13.6.2000. FCO. 2000.
Corporate Author: European Council, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
UK Passport Agency quinquennial review for the period 1994 to 1999: final report April 2000. HO. 2000.
PQ 128296 Hope Straw
Retaining key staff in TECs, CCTEs and BLs: criteria for GOs to apply. DfEE. 1999.
PQ 103768 Browning/Byers;PQ 96718 Chaytor/Wicks
How should Postcomm consult? A consultation document. June 2000. Postal Services Commission. 2000.
Corporate Author: Postal Services Commission
Action plan for flood forecasting, warning and response: progress report: April 2000. Environment Agency. 2000.
PQ 127295 Campbell-Saviours/Morley
Corporate Author: Environment Agency
Risk of lung cancer associated with residential radon exposure in southwest England: a case-control study. CRC. 2000.
Table showing the breakdown of make and model of cars used by the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions as at 26 June 2000. DETR. 2000.
PQ 127396 Baker/Hughes
Table showing customers in receipt of social security benefits abroad. DSS. 2000.
PQ 127351 Lidington/Rooker
A memorandum of understanding between the Foreign and Commonwealth office and the Home Office on the establishment of a joint entry clearance unit and associated management structures. FCO/HO. 2000.
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Home Office
Statistical information concerning the practical implementation of the Dublin Convention, according to Article 28 of Decision No. 1/97 of the Article 18 Committee for the period 1 October to 31 December 1999. HO. 2000.
PQ 125047 Lidington/Roche
List of respondents to the consumer document Gas Safety Review: options for change. DETR. 2000.
PQ 127972;127982 Chapman/Meacher
Tables showing  Out-of-area-treatments data collection exercise: 1999/2000 OATs adjustment for each NHS Trust and  NHS Trust Extra contractual referrals (ECR) income, Quarter 4 1997/1998 for each NHS Trust. DH. 2000.
PQ 124379;124380 Lilley/Denham
Table showing for each parliamentary constituency the provisional estimate of number of Working families tax credit (WFTC) awards current at end of April 2000. HMT. 2000.
PQ 127168 Curtis-Thomas/Primarolo
List of the titles of (a) research studies, (b) audits and (c) surveys (i) in progress and (ii) commissioned for completion in the next 12 months. DETR. 1999.
PQ 100888 Foster/Mullin
Table showing New Deal for Schools programme bid information for each Local Education Authority. DfEE. 2000.
PQ 126846 Allan/Smith
Table showing county court possession warrants issued on residential properties in England and Wales 1990 - 1999 (calendar years). LCD. 2000.
PQ 127206 Foster/Kennedy
The Connexions Card: proposal for a public private partnership. The youth card project prospectus. DfEE. 2000.
List of the current membership of the Ministerial Group for European Coordination (MINECOR). FCO. 2000
PQ 128779 O'Brien/Vaz
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Report by the Benefit Fraud Inspectorate on Lancaster City Council. DSS. 2000.
PQ 129386 Goggins/Rooker
Corporate Author: Benefit Fraud Inspectorate, Department of Social Security
Report by the Benefit Fraud Inspectorate on Hart District Council. DSS. 2000.
Respondents to consultation on draft regulations and guidance for nutritional standards for school lunches. DFEE. 2000.
PQ 124496 Sheerman/Smith
UK implementation of the 17th amendment to the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations consultation with draft statutory instrument and regulatory impact assessment. DTI. 2000.
Services financiers: terms of reference for the Committee of Wise Men on the regulation of securities markets. HMT. 2000.
PQ 131570 Hood/Johnson
CHPQA: Quality Assurance for Combined Heat and Power: the Government's decisions following consultation. DETR. 2000.
PQ 129295 Burgon/Meacher
Index of respondents to the "Residential leasehold reform in England and Wales: a consultation paper". DETR. 1999.
The Judge Over Your Shoulder: a guide to judicial review for UK government administrators. Third edition, March 2000. The Judge Over Your Shoulder: a guide to judicial review for UK government administrators: GLS version. Third edition, March 2000. Solicitor-General. 2000.
PQ 128929 Dismore/Cranston
Corporate Author: Solicitor General
Full business case for the redevelopment of the Denmark Hill site. 7 volumes. Kings Healthcare NHS Trust. 1999.
Not kept in OPL
Corporate Author: Kings Healthcare NHS Trust
Country Information and Policy Unit country assessments as at April 2000.(Includes material on CD-ROM). HO. 2000.
Corporate Author: Home Office, Country Information and Policy Unit
Integrated pollution prevention and control: a practical guide. DETR. 2000.
PQ 129582 Keen/Hill
Tables showing  District Health Authorities waiting list for admission at 31 March 1987 and 1992, and  NHS Trusts waiting lists for admission at 31 March 1995, 1996, 1997 and 1998. DH. 2000.
PQ 127209 Harvey/Denham
Diplock review report. Annexes include terms of reference and a list of organisations that gave written submissions to the review group. Northern Ireland Office. 2000.
PQ 129297 Winnick/Ingram
Corporate Author: Northern Ireland Office
Learning to succeed: raising standards in post 16 learning. Summary consultation document. 2000. DfEE. 2000.
Codes of recommendations for the welfare of livestock: sheep: final draft. MAFF. 2000.
New regulations and guidance on the roles of governing bodies and head teachers: includes a governing body decision planner. DfEE. Undated (2000).
The Transfer of the UK Listing Authority to the Financial Services Authority: FSA consultation paper 37. FSA. 1999.
Corporate Author: Financial Services Authority
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