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Communicating with women: findings of a programme of qualitative research conducted on behalf of the Women's Unit. Prepared by Opinion Leader Research Ltd. 2000.
PQ 132007 Foster/Stringer
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office, Women's Unit
Letter dated 1 August 2000 from Lord Steve Bassam of Brighton to Lord Archer of Sandwell regarding: Freedom of Information Bill: government amendments. HO. 2000.
Corporate Author: Home Office
Letter dated 28 July 2000 from Len Cook, National Statistician and Registrar General, to John Horam MP including the National Statistics Omnibus Survey: July 2000. ONS. 2000.
PQ 133412 Horam/Johnson
Corporate Author: Office for National Statistics
 Modernisation, rationalisation and restructuring plan for the UNited Kingdom coal industry.  UK coal operating aid scheme: April 2000 - July 2002. DTI. 2000.
PQ 133735 Coaker/Liddell
Corporate Author: Department of Trade and Industry
Draft Criminal Legal Aid Fixed Payments (Scotland) Regulations 1998: consultation letter. Includes list of consultees, draft SI and fixed payments for summary procedure schedule. SO. 1998.
Corporate Author: Scottish Office
Review of the Social Exclusion Unit. KPMG/SEU. 1999.
PQ 101681 Squire/Blair
Corporate Author: KPMG, Prime Minister, Social Exclusion Unit
Statement of policy and procedure on part-time judicial appointments to tribunals for which the Lord Chancellor is responsible. July version. LCD. 2000.
PQ 133763 Smith/Kennedy
Corporate Author: Lord Chancellor's Department
Letter dated 31 July 2000 from Rt Hon Ian McCartney MP to Rt Hon Robert Maclennan MP regarding Government on the web adjournment debate. Includes guidance to Departments on sponsorship of Government activities. CO. 2000.
Corporate Author: Cabinet Office
OSPAR Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic: meeting of the OSPAR Commission in Copenhagen; 26-30 June 2000. Includes appendices 1-30: list of participants, agenda, list of documents and a list of measures arising from the meeting and amendments to the QSR 2000 agreed by OSPAR. DETR. 2000.
PQ 128861 Smith/Meacher
Corporate Author: Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Quality status report of the marine and coastal areas of the Irish Sea and Bristol Channel. Prepared by CEFAS. DETR. 2000. (Include CD Rom).
Letter dated 2nd August 2000 from Lord Bassam of Brighton to Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish on the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Bill: amendments. HO. 2000.
Joint study on entry clearance. FCO/HO. 1998.
PQ 132740 Drew/Vaz
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Home Office
Child Support Act 1991 (c 48): as amended. DSS. 2000.
Corporate Author: Department of Social Security
Letter dated 1 August 2000 from Clare Short MP to Dr Jenny Tonge MP regarding the UK development programme in Sri Lanka. DFID. 2000.
Corporate Author: Department for International Development
List of respondents to the Performance and Innovation Unit report December 1999: rural economies. CO. 2000. (Undated).
PQ 123397 Breed/Blair
Tables showing total number of (a) incidents of concerted indiscipline, (b) incidents of self harm and (c) self-inflicted deaths in each Prison Service establishment and in total in (i) 1999 to date, (ii) 1998, (iii) 1997 an (iv) 1992. HO. 1999.
PQ 102658 Hughes/Boateng
Report on the implementation of the G8 action programme on forests. DFID. Undated (2000).
PQ 123164 Chaytor/Short
Modernising the management of the prison service: an independent report by the targeted performance initiative working group chaired by Lord Laming of Tewin CBE. HO. 2000.
PQ 133621 Clark/Boateng
A new financial framework for local authority housing: resource accounting in the housing revenue account: transitional measures for 'negative subsidy' authorities: a consultation paper. DETR. 2000.
Strategic environmental appraisal of the Strategic Defence Review: five documents.  Main SEA report: final report. MOD. March 2000.  SEA review of all SDR activities: final report. MOD. March 2000.  Higher level environmental assessment of the Army's Built Estate: final report. MOD. March 2000.  Higher level environmental assessment of the likely effects of SDR on the UK Army Training Estate (HLEA-TE): final report. MOD. March 2000.  Summary report. MOD. July 2000.
PQ 133603 Smith/Moonie
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence
Good practice guidelines for general practice electronic patient records: prepared by the Joint Group Computing Group of the General Practioners' Committee and the Royal College of General practioners; sponsored by the NHS Executive General Medical Services Branch. NHS Executive. 2000.
New version at Dep 00/1533
Corporate Author: Joint Computing Group of the General Practioners Committee, NHS Executive, Royal College of General Practitioners
Single regeneration budget round 6 successful bids. DETR. 2000.
Community legal service: financial conditions for funding by the Legal Services Commission: a consultation paper. CP 15/00. LCD. 2000.
Letter dated 31 July 2000 from Elliot Morley to Malcolm Moss regarding the Welfare of Farmed Animals (England) Regulations 2000. MAFF. 2000.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
List of bilateral treaties and agreements which have been agreed with the Government of the United States of America since 1 January 1997. FCO. 2000.
PQ 132744 Taylor/Battle
Corporate Author: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Number and type of inspections carried out and infringements established (in accordance with Article 14 of Directive 89/397/EEC) for the United Kingdom. MAFF. 1999.
PQ 74538 Waterson/Rooker
A public private partnership (PPP) for the Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA): responses to the consultation document. MOD. 1999.
PQ 103183 Taylor/Kilfoyle
Resettlement of the Salomons and Peros Banhos Atolls: a preliminary study. A report for the government of the British Indian Ocean Territory by Susan Clark, David Crapper, Alex Holland, Brian Little and James Warren. FCO. 2000.
PQ 132049 Smith/Battle
Discussion paper 1: War pensions appeals: proposals for regulations: consultation paper. DSS. 2000.
Corporate Author: Department of Social Security, War Pensions Agency
The Naval, Military and Air Forces etc (Disablement and Death) Service Pensions Order 1983 (SI 1983/883) and the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme 1983 (SI 1983/686): proposals for amendments to war pensions legislation. DSS. 2000.
Market abuse: a draft code of market conduct consultation paper. FSA Consultation paper 59. FSA. 2000.
Corporate Author: Financial Services Authority
North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust: full business case for the development of mental health services. 1999.
Not kept in OPL
Corporate Author: North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Review of separation distances for GM crops. Includes  Consultation paper.  List of consulted organisations.  List of respondents.  Copy of responses.  Statistical sheet. MAFF. 2000.
MPs attitudes towards the work of the Millennium Commission: summary report. DCMS. 2000.
PQ 124905 Foster/Anderson
Corporate Author: Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Extension of planning controls to marine fish and shell fish farming. Consultation paper. Scottish Office. 2000.
Corporate Author: Scottish Executive
Radon: don't live with the risk: good practice guide toolkit: updated version. DETR. 2000.
Older version at Dep 00/1128
Women and public transport: the checklist. DETR. 2000.
PQ 114806 Moore/Hill
List of research contracts let by the Department for Education and Employment since May 1997. DfEE. 1999.
PQ 100145 Harris/Wills
Corporate Author: Department for Education and Employment
European Commission proposals to consolidate and simplify EU food hygiene legislation: consultation paper. FSA. 2000.
Corporate Author: Food Standards Agency
Defence Vetting Agency corporate plan 2000-2005. MOD. 2000.
PQ 118375 King/Spellar
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence, Defence Vetting Agency
The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (England and Wales) Regulations 2000 list of respondents to the consultation exercise. MAFF. 2000.
The Learning and Skills Council: appointment of chairmen (designate). This list supersedes Dep 00/1119. DfEE. 2000.
Letter dated 24 July 2000 from Peter Hain to Tony Colman regarding the Westminster Hall adjournment debate on implementing the conclusions of the UN Social Summit in Geneva: follow-up to the World Summit for Social Development ( Copenhagen plus five). FCO. 2000.
Petrol and diesel pricing in the Highlands and Islands: a review of petrol and diesel prices in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. OFT305. Office of Fair Trading. 2000.
Corporate Author: Office of Fair Trading
Feedback statement to CP34: Training and Competence sourcebook: supplementary consultation on record-keeping rules and transitional arrangements. Financial Services Authority Consultation paper 60. FSA. 2000.
Analysis of samples collected from Sudan by Mr Damien Lewis in August 1999. MOD. 2000.
Corporate Author: Ministry of Defence, Defence Evaluation and Research Agency
Table listing the number of people reported to have been poisoned by pesticides for each year since 1995/96, with the active ingredients involved in each case and whether or not the Pesticide Incidents Appraisal Panel has decided that there is a confirmed link with pesticide exposure. DETR. 2000.
PQ 133298 Tyler/Meacher
Market and opinion research commissioned by the Scotland Office, its agencies and NDPBs since May 1997: (1) Report on the preliminary consultation on environmental studies 5-14 1998/99: (2) A curriculum framework for children 3 to 5: consultation report: (3) Report on the consultation on curriculum design for the secondary stages: guidelines for schools, 2nd revised edition. SO. 2000. [All documents published in 1999].
PQ 123813 Foster/Reid
Corporate Author: Scotland Office
List of grants awarded to Sure Start areas: approved programmes. DfEE. 1999.
PQ 102200 Field/Cooper
MAFF research strategy 2001 - 2005: consultation document. Includes consultation letter and list of consultees. MAFF. 2000.
Treaties and MOUs (Memorandum of Understanding): guidance on practice and procedure. Second edition. FCO. 2000.
Previous edition at Dep 3/2646
Metropolitan Police Committee: Home Secretary's Advisory Board: final report April 1999 - 2 July 2000. Metropolitan Police Committee. 2000.
PQ 91698 McNulty/Straw
Corporate Author: Metropolitan Police Committee
Exposure to radio waves near mobile phone base stations. By SM Mann et al. NRPB-R321. NRPB. 2000.
PQ 132435 Gibson/Cooper
Corporate Author: National Radiological Protection Board
SEN code of practice on the identification and assessment of pupils with special educational needs and SEN thresholds: good practice guidance on identification and provision for pupils with special educational needs. (draft code and guidance). Consultation document. Ref 0120/2000. DfEE. 2000.
Consultation paper on proposed EC Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment and proposed EC Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Includes European Commission proposals, regulatory impacts assessments and list of consultees. DTI. 2000.
University College London Hospitals: UCLH new hospital development: full business case and appendices. 9 Ring binders. University College London Hospitals. 2000.
Corporate Author: University College London Hospitals NHS Trust
St Georges' Healthcare NHS Trust: cardiothoracic and neurosciences development: private finance initiative: outline business case and full business case. St Georges' Healthcare NHS Trust. 2000.
Corporate Author: St George's Healthcare NHS Trust
The regulation of stakeholder pensions consultation paper: incorporating a consultation on behalf of the Personal Investment Authority, the Investment Management Regulatory Organisation and the Securities and Futures Authority. FSA consultation paper 61. FSA. 2000.
Collective investment schemes sourcebook: part one and two: consultation paper. FSA consultation paper 62. FSA. 2000.
Advertisements and information for candidates for members of the Postal Services Commission. DTI. 1999.
PQ 104180 Gibb/Johnson
Private Hire Vehicles (London) Act 1998: follow-up consultation paper on operator licensing. DETR. 2000.
Inspecting the work of the prison and probation services: options for the future: consultation paper. Foreword by Paul Boateng, Minister of State for Prisons and Probation. HO. 2000.
A guide to TWA procedures: a consultation draft: guidance on the procedures for obtaining orders under the Transport and Works Act 1992, relating to transport systems, inland waterways and works interfering with rights of navigation. DETR. 2000.
Redbridge Health Care NHS Trust: full business case: reprovision of acute in-patient mental health services and day hospitals for older people. Redbridge Health Care NHS Trust. 2000.
Corporate Author: REDBRIDGE HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST
Explanatory notes on clauses of the Finance Bill 2000 from the Board of Inland Revenue and Customs and Excise. Treasury. 2000.
Corporate Author: Treasury
Flow chart showing procedures and problems of testing hospitalised drivers for alcohol with letters from the British Medical Association and the General Medical Council commenting on the report by Sergeant Ramskill of the Kent Constabulary on the law and procedure relating to hospital breath tests entitled "Blood sweat and beers": following a debate on 14.6.2000. Home Office. 2000.
Corporate Author: British Medical Association, General Medical Council, Home Office
Sites of special scientific interest: encouraging positive partnerships: public consultation paper on code of guidance. DETR. 2000.
Home Office corporate identity: research findings: [market and opinion research] prepared for the COI on behalf of the Home Office. Home Office. 2000.
PQ 124899 Foster/Straw
Corporate Author: Creative Research, Home Office
NCFSC branding research:[market and opinion] research report prepared for the COI on behalf of the Home Office. Home Office. 2000.
Corporate Author: Home Office, Navigator
Chip pan safety campaign tracking summary report J4326: [market and opinion research] prepared for the COI on behalf of the Home Office November 1999. Home Office. 2000.
Corporate Author: Central Office of Information, Home Office
Mapping, Charting and Geodesy: agreement between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and NOrthern Ireland: signed at Feltham and Washington 4 and 18 July 1985. FCO. 1985.
PQ 100344 Baker/Battle
Report on the 1997 special constables advertising monitor May 1997 [market and opinion research] prepared for the COI on behalf of the Home Office. Home Office. 2000.
Corporate Author: BMRB International, Home Office
Special constables campaign tracking: summary report J4198 March 1999: [market and opinion research] prepared by the COI on behalf of the Home Office. Home Office. 2000.
Fire escape planning advertising strategy development research:[market and opinion research] prepared for the COI on behalf of the Home Office on 6.12.1999. Home Office. 2000.
Fire safety attitude and behaviour monitor: (1) stage 1 November 1998 England and Wales report: (2) stage 2 November 1999 report (new districts): (3) Fire safety Christmas 1998 campaign evaluation January 1999 report[market and opinion research] prepared for the COI on behalf of the Home Office. 3 volumes. Home Office. 2000.
Corporate Author: Home Office, Taylor Nelson Sofres
Joint DETR/DCMS consultation paper on the impact of the Shimizu judgement. Annex A includes an extract from PPG15 'planning and the historic environment' September 1994 and extracts from circular 9/95 'General development order consolidation 1995'. Appendix B includes an interim regulatory impact assessment for the town and country planning (general permitted development) (amendment) order 2000. DETR. 2000.
PQ 126967 Smith/Raynsford
Corporate Author: Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
Table showing the number of National Lottery awards by constituency, ranked in descending order of the number of successful applications. DCMS. 2000.
PQ 129747 Ruane/Hoey
Tables showing lottery awards in Morecambe and Lunesdale contituency from (a) the start of lottery, November 1994, to 30 April 1997 and (b) 1 May 1997 to 30 June 2000. DCMS. 2000.
PQ 128343 Smith/Hoey
Creative industries internet inquiry: 'snapshot of a rolling wave'. Report of the Creative Industries Task Force Inquiry into the Internet. DCMS. 2000. Creative Industries Task Force television inquiry phase 2: terms of reference and action plan. DCMS. 2000.
PQ 131480 Winterton/Smith
Corporate Author: Creative Industries Task Force, Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Lists showing local authorities which have transferred some or all of their housing stock to registered social landlords and rent collected by each RSL as a percentage of the total rent due in each financial year since the transfer in 1993/94. DETR. 2000.
PQ 124258;124259 Jones/Mullin
List of properties owned or leased by National Air Traffic Services as at spring 2000. DETR. 2000.
PQ 125937 Chidgey/Mullin
Stakeholder pensions: outcome of the consultation. DSS. Undated (2000).
PQ 104429 Fitzpatrick/Darling
The Learning and Skills Council: appointment of chairmen (designate) dated 23.8.2000. This list supersedes Dep 00/1323. DfEE. 2000.
Consultation on the Review of the Tourism (Sleeping Accommodation Price Display) Order 1977 dated 7.8.2000: with terms of reference of the Tourism Consumer Group, a draft regulatory impact assessment on the Review of the Order,and letters from the Lord McIntosh of Haringey to Lord Falkland, Rt Hon Gerald Kaufman MP, Peter Ainsworth MP and Ronnie Fearn MP dated 22.8.2000. DCMS. 2000.
Proposed environmental noise directive: consultation paper on a European Commission proposal for new legislation on the assessment and management of environmental noise from transport and industry. DETR. 2000.
Consultation letter on the burdens of food regulations on small food businesses: with terms of reference for the Task Force and consultation lists. Food Standards Agency. 2000.
Corporate Author: Food Standards Agency, Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
Farm-scale evaluations of genetically modified crops: effects of the management of field scale releases of genetically-modified herbicide-tolerant crops on the abundance and diversity of farmland wildlife: interim report dated 11.11.1999. Edited by Les Firbank, written by John Bater et al. MAFF/SE/DETR. 1999.
PQ 126632 Ballard/Meacher
Corporate Author: Scottish Executive, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions, Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food
Farm-scale evaluations of [GM] genetically modified crops: effects of the management of field scale releases of genetically-modified herbicide-tolerant crops on the abundance and diversity of farmland wildlife: 2nd interim report dated 1.3.2000. Edited by Les Firbank. DETR. 2000.
Verification under Article 35 of the Euratom Treaty: verification visit by the European Commission to the North of Scotland in March 1999: main findings, response and technical report of the European Commission [into Dounreay].DTI/Scottish Executive. 2000.
PQ 131996 Smith/Liddell
Corporate Author: Department of Trade and Industry, Scottish Executive
Elaboration of the Headline goal Food for Thought: paper referred to in section II A 1 of the first annex to the Feira Presidency conclusions. FCO. 2000.
PQ 129811 Bercow/Vaz
Corporate Author: European Council, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
A quality strategy for social care: consultation paper. Dept of Health. 2000.
Corporate Author: Department of Health
The authorisation manual. FSA Consultation Paper 63. FSA. 2000.
Concordat between the Department of Social Security and the Cabinet of the National Assembly for Wales. DSS. 2000.
PQ 104452 Miller/Darling
The supervision manual. FSA Consultation Paper 64. FSA. 2000.
The enforcement manual. FSA Consultation Paper 65. FSA. 2000.
Prudential requirements for Lloyd's insurance business. FSA Consultation Paper 66. FSA. 2000.
Response to Consultation Paper 29: the permission regime. FSA. 2000.
Letter dated 21 August 2000 from the Prime Minister to Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Lyell, QC, MP about proposals to reform mode of trial. Prime Minister. 2000.
Corporate Author: Prime Minister
Letter dated 31 August 2000 from Lord Whitty to The Rt Hon Lord Lloyd Webber of Sydmonton regarding aircraft noise. DETR. 2000.
Consultation on the Agency's approach to openness and risk: consultation letter. Includes  Food Standards Agency code of practice on openness.  The Food Standards Agency's approach to risk.  Consultation list. Food Standards Agency. 2000.
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