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Commons Hansard for 15 December 2009 (Volume 502)

From the bound volume. Last updated 13 May 2018 at 7.39pm.

Commons Chamber

Record of debates that happened in the House of Commons main chamber.

House of Commons (item number 1) (id 09121545000003)
Prayers (item number 2) (id 09121545000005)
Future Defence Programme (item number 4) (id 09121545000001)
Benefit Reform (item number 5) (id 09121545000002)
Point of Order (item number 6) (id 09121560000002)
Flood and Water Management Bill (item number 7) (id 09121560000001)
Business without Debate (item number 8) (id 091215103000001)
Constitutional Law (item number 9) (id 0912162000001)
Business without Debate (item number 10) (id 09121628000001)
London City Airport (item number 12) (id 09121628000002)

Written Statements

Written statements are normally used to put the day-to-day business of government on the official record and in the public domain.

Written Ministerial Statements (item number 1) (id 09121534000001)

Written Answers

Content for Written Answers.

Written Answers to Questions

Communities and Local Government

Affordable Housing: Construction (item number 1) (id 09121533000006)
Affordable Housing: Rural Areas (item number 1) (id 09121533000007)
Community Assets Programme (item number 1) (id 09121533000008)
Community Infrastructure Levy (item number 1) (id 09121533000009)
Community Relations: Elderly (item number 1) (id 09121533000010)
Council Housing (item number 1) (id 09121533000011)
Council Housing: Rents (item number 1) (id 09121533000012)
Council Tax: Empty Property (item number 1) (id 09121533000013)
Departmental Conferences (item number 1) (id 09121533000014)
Departmental Internet (item number 1) (id 09121533000015)
Departmental Manpower (item number 1) (id 09121533000016)
Departmental Publicity (item number 1) (id 09121533000017)
Empty Dwelling Management Orders (item number 1) (id 09121533000018)
Empty Property (item number 1) (id 09121533000019)
Empty Property: Leeds (item number 1) (id 09121533000020)
Equality Bill 2008-09 then 2009-10 (item number 1) (id 09121533000021)
Fire Services (item number 1) (id 09121533000022)
Fire Services: Contracts (item number 1) (id 09121533000023)
Fire Services: Finance (item number 1) (id 09121533000024)
Fires: Death (item number 1) (id 09121533000025)
Flats: Construction (item number 1) (id 09121533000026)
Floods: Cumbria (item number 1) (id 09121533000027)
Floods: Finance (item number 1) (id 09121533000028)
Gardens: Planning Permission (item number 1) (id 09121533000029)
Green Belt (item number 1) (id 09121533000030)
Historic Buildings: Planning Permission (item number 1) (id 09121533000031)
Homelessness: Young People (item number 1) (id 09121533000032)
Homes and Communities Agency: Assets (item number 1) (id 09121533000033)
Housing (item number 1) (id 09121533000034)
Housing: Autism (item number 1) (id 09121533000035)
Housing: Elderly (item number 1) (id 09121533000036)
Housing: Energy (item number 1) (id 09121533000037)
Housing: Floods (item number 1) (id 09121533000038)
Housing: Lighting (item number 1) (id 09121533000039)
Housing: Prices (item number 1) (id 09121533000040)
Housing: Research (item number 1) (id 09121533000041)
Housing: Sprinkler Systems (item number 1) (id 09121533000042)
Housing: Standards (item number 1) (id 09121533000043)
Local Government (item number 1) (id 09121533000044)
Local Government Finance (item number 1) (id 09121533000045)
Local Government Finance: Emergency Services (item number 1) (id 09121533000046)
Local Government Services: Elderly (item number 1) (id 09121533000047)
Local Government: Freedom of Information (item number 1) (id 09121533000048)
Local Government: Standards (item number 1) (id 09121533000049)
Mortgages (item number 1) (id 09121533000050)
Mortgages: Government Assistance (item number 1) (id 09121533000051)
Multiple Occupation (item number 1) (id 09121533000052)
Non-Domestic Rates: Fire Services (item number 1) (id 09121533000053)
Ordnance Survey (item number 1) (id 09121533000054)
Recycling (item number 1) (id 09121533000055)
Regional Planning and Development (item number 1) (id 09121533000056)
Regional Planning and Development: Finance (item number 1) (id 09121533000057)
Rented Housing (item number 1) (id 09121533000058)
Repossession Orders: Rural Areas (item number 1) (id 09121533000059)
Sheltered Housing (item number 1) (id 09121533000060)
Social Rented Housing: Asbestos (item number 1) (id 09121533000061)
Social Rented Housing: Insurance (item number 1) (id 09121533000062)
Social Rented Housing: Property Transfer (item number 1) (id 09121533000063)
Social Rented Housing: Waiting Lists (item number 1) (id 09121533000064)
Supporting People Programme (item number 1) (id 09121533000065)
Tenancy Deposit Schemes (item number 1) (id 09121533000066)
Tenant Services Authority: Manpower (item number 1) (id 09121533000067)
Travelling People: Republic of Ireland (item number 1) (id 09121533000068)
Valuation: Tribunals (item number 1) (id 09121533000069)

Energy and Climate Change

Biofuels: Power Stations (item number 1) (id 09121533000070)
Boilers (item number 1) (id 09121533000071)
Caparo Group (item number 1) (id 09121533000072)
Climate Change: International Cooperation (item number 1) (id 09121533000073)
Climate Change: Publicity (item number 1) (id 09121533000074)
Departmental Buildings (item number 1) (id 09121533000075)
Departmental Conferences (item number 1) (id 09121533000076)
Departmental Domestic Visits (item number 1) (id 09121533000077)
Departmental Freedom of Information (item number 1) (id 09121533000078)
Departmental Internet (item number 1) (id 09121533000079)
Departmental Official Hospitality (item number 1) (id 09121533000080)
Departmental Public Relations (item number 1) (id 09121533000081)
Departmental Publications (item number 1) (id 09121533000082)
Departmental Security (item number 1) (id 09121533000083)
Departmental Taxis (item number 1) (id 09121533000084)
Departmental Travel (item number 1) (id 09121533000085)
Departmental Written Questions (item number 1) (id 09121533000086)
Energy Supply (item number 1) (id 09121533000087)
Energy Supply: Cybercrime (item number 1) (id 09121533000088)
Energy: Conservation (item number 1) (id 09121533000089)
Energy: Housing (item number 1) (id 09121533000090)
Energy: Meters (item number 1) (id 09121533000091)
Fuel Poverty (item number 1) (id 09121533000092)
Gas and Electricity Markets Authority: Public Relations (item number 1) (id 09121533000093)
Hotels (item number 1) (id 09121533000094)
Members: Correspondence (item number 1) (id 09121533000095)
Official Engagements (item number 1) (id 09121533000096)
Scientists (item number 1) (id 09121533000097)
Solar Power (item number 1) (id 09121533000098)
Warm Front Scheme (item number 1) (id 09121533000099)

Business, Innovation and Skills

Broadband (item number 1) (id 09121533000100)
Broadband: South East (item number 1) (id 09121533000101)
Business: Eastbourne (item number 1) (id 09121533000102)
Business: Government Assistance (item number 1) (id 09121533000103)
Climate Change Projects Office (item number 1) (id 09121533000104)
Departmental Conferences (item number 1) (id 09121533000105)
Departmental Electronic Equipment (item number 1) (id 09121533000106)
Departmental Public Expenditure (item number 1) (id 09121533000107)
Electric Cables: Standards (item number 1) (id 09121533000108)
Energy and Climate Change Unit (item number 1) (id 09121533000109)
EU Law (item number 1) (id 09121533000110)
Freight (item number 1) (id 09121533000111)
Higher Education: Leeds (item number 1) (id 09121533000112)
Higher Education: Lewes (item number 1) (id 09121533000113)
Higher Education: Student Numbers (item number 1) (id 09121533000114)
Internet (item number 1) (id 09121533000115)
Internet: Copyright (item number 1) (id 09121533000116)
Internet: EU Law (item number 1) (id 09121533000117)
Internet: Security (item number 1) (id 09121533000118)
Invoices (item number 1) (id 09121533000119)
National Geoscience Data Centre (item number 1) (id 09121533000120)
Post Office (item number 1) (id 09121533000121)
Post Office: Disciplinary Proceedings (item number 1) (id 09121533000122)
Post Offices (item number 1) (id 09121533000123)
Post Offices: Information and Communications Technology (item number 1) (id 09121533000124)
Postal Services Commission: Hotels (item number 1) (id 09121533000125)
Postal Services Commission: Internet (item number 1) (id 09121533000126)
Public Sector: Information (item number 1) (id 09121533000127)
Students: Loans (item number 1) (id 09121533000128)
Transport (item number 1) (id 09121533000129)

Written Answers to Questions

Communities and Local Government

Caravan Sites: Travelling People (item number 1) (id 09121582000002)
Community Development: Finance (item number 1) (id 09121582000003)
Comprehensive Area Assessments (item number 1) (id 09121582000004)
Council Housing: Rents (item number 1) (id 09121582000005)
Council Tax (item number 1) (id 09121582000006)
Council Tax: Billing (item number 1) (id 09121582000007)
Departmental Conferences (item number 1) (id 09121582000008)
Departmental Pay (item number 1) (id 09121582000009)
Departmental Public Expenditure (item number 1) (id 09121582000010)
Departmental Public Relations (item number 1) (id 09121582000011)
Domestic Waste: Waste Disposal (item number 1) (id 09121582000012)
Fêtes (item number 1) (id 09121582000013)
Fire Services (item number 1) (id 09121582000014)
Floods: Cumbria (item number 1) (id 09121582000015)
Greenbelt (item number 1) (id 09121582000016)
Homelessness: Leeds (item number 1) (id 09121582000017)
Homelessness: Young People (item number 1) (id 09121582000018)
Housing (item number 1) (id 09121582000019)
Housing Benefit (item number 1) (id 09121582000020)
Housing Benefit: Lancashire (item number 1) (id 09121582000021)
Housing: Carbon Emissions (item number 1) (id 09121582000022)
Housing: Expenditure (item number 1) (id 09121582000023)
Housing: Finance (item number 1) (id 09121582000024)
Housing: Prices (item number 1) (id 09121582000025)
ICE (item number 1) (id 09121582000026)
Litter (item number 1) (id 09121582000027)
Local Government: Pensions (item number 1) (id 09121582000028)
Local Government: Reorganisation (item number 1) (id 09121582000029)
Local Government: Standards (item number 1) (id 09121582000030)
Marinas: Planning Permission (item number 1) (id 09121582000031)
Mortgages: Repossession Orders (item number 1) (id 09121582000032)
National Policy Statements (item number 1) (id 09121582000033)
Non-Domestic Rates: Churches (item number 1) (id 09121582000034)
Non-Domestic Rates: Greater London (item number 1) (id 09121582000035)
Non-Domestic Rates: Public Libraries (item number 1) (id 09121582000036)
Non-Domestic Rates: Valuation (item number 1) (id 09121582000037)
Oikos Storage: Canvey Island (item number 1) (id 09121582000038)
Ordnance Survey (item number 1) (id 09121582000039)
Planning (item number 1) (id 09121582000040)
Private Rented Housing: Greater London (item number 1) (id 09121582000041)
Regional Planning and Development (item number 1) (id 09121582000042)
Scientists (item number 1) (id 09121582000043)
Sleeping Rough (item number 1) (id 09121582000044)
Social Rented Housing (item number 1) (id 09121582000045)
Vacant Land (item number 1) (id 09121582000046)

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Afghanistan: Reconstruction (item number 1) (id 09121599000003)
Bermuda (item number 1) (id 09121599000004)
Bosnia-Herzegovina: Judiciary (item number 1) (id 09121599000005)
Christmas (item number 1) (id 09121599000006)
Departmental Carbon Emissions (item number 1) (id 09121599000007)
Departmental Conferences (item number 1) (id 09121599000008)
Departmental Co-ordination (item number 1) (id 09121599000009)
Departmental Cost Effectiveness (item number 1) (id 09121599000010)
Departmental Electronic Equipment (item number 1) (id 09121599000011)
Departmental Energy (item number 1) (id 09121599000012)
Departmental Internet (item number 1) (id 09121599000013)
Departmental Manpower (item number 1) (id 09121599000014)
Departmental Official Hospitality (item number 1) (id 09121599000015)
Departmental Sick Leave (item number 1) (id 09121599000016)
Departmental Standards (item number 1) (id 09121599000017)
Departmental Taxis (item number 1) (id 09121599000018)
Departmental Telephone Services (item number 1) (id 09121599000019)
Departmental Training (item number 1) (id 09121599000020)
Departmental Written Questions (item number 1) (id 09121599000021)
Gibraltar: Territorial Waters (item number 1) (id 09121599000022)
Government Departments: Wine (item number 1) (id 09121599000023)
Hakluyt (item number 1) (id 09121599000024)
Hotels (item number 1) (id 09121599000025)
Israel (item number 1) (id 09121599000026)
Middle East: Armed Conflict (item number 1) (id 09121599000027)
Olympic Games 2012 (item number 1) (id 09121599000028)
Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (item number 1) (id 09121599000029)
Overseas Territories Consultative Council (item number 1) (id 09121599000030)
Palestinians (item number 1) (id 09121599000031)
Palestinians: Human Rights (item number 1) (id 09121599000032)
Panchen Lama (item number 1) (id 09121599000033)
Somalia (item number 1) (id 09121599000034)
Spain: EC Presidency (item number 1) (id 09121599000035)
Trade Unions (item number 1) (id 09121599000036)
Turks and Caicos Islands: Human Rights (item number 1) (id 09121599000037)

Health

Abortion (item number 1) (id 091215102000002)
Cholesterol (item number 1) (id 091215102000003)
Christmas (item number 1) (id 091215102000004)
Chronically Sick (item number 1) (id 091215102000005)
Departmental Buildings (item number 1) (id 091215102000006)
Departmental Conferences (item number 1) (id 091215102000007)
Departmental Training (item number 1) (id 091215102000008)
Departmental Written Questions (item number 1) (id 091215102000009)
Dietary Supplements: Health Hazards (item number 1) (id 091215102000010)
Drugs: Prisons (item number 1) (id 091215102000011)
Drugs: Rehabilitation (item number 1) (id 091215102000012)
Food Standards Agency: Hotels (item number 1) (id 091215102000013)
Food Standards Agency: Internet (item number 1) (id 091215102000014)
Health Education: Sex (item number 1) (id 091215102000015)
Health Services: Isle of Man (item number 1) (id 091215102000016)
Health Services: Leeds (item number 1) (id 091215102000017)
Hospitals: Food (item number 1) (id 091215102000018)
Hospitals: Inspections (item number 1) (id 091215102000019)
Hotels (item number 1) (id 091215102000020)
Leicestershire Primary Care Trust: Diabetes (item number 1) (id 091215102000021)
Mental Health Services (item number 1) (id 091215102000022)
NHS: Finance (item number 1) (id 091215102000023)
Prescription Drugs (item number 1) (id 091215102000024)
Smoking (item number 1) (id 091215102000025)
Smoking: Young People (item number 1) (id 091215102000026)
Social Security Benefits: Disabled (item number 1) (id 091215102000027)
Social Services (item number 1) (id 091215102000028)
Social Services: Public Consultation (item number 1) (id 091215102000029)
Sunbeds: Research (item number 1) (id 091215102000030)
Swine Flu: Disease Control (item number 1) (id 091215102000031)
Swine Flu: Telephone Services (item number 1) (id 091215102000032)
Tourette Syndrome (item number 1) (id 091215102000033)

Children, Schools and Families

Academies: National Curriculum Tests (item number 1) (id 091215106000002)
Academies: Sponsorship (item number 1) (id 091215106000003)
Antisocial Behaviour (item number 1) (id 091215106000004)
Building Schools for the Future Programme (item number 1) (id 091215106000005)
CAFCASS: Complaints (item number 1) (id 091215106000006)
Children: Video Games (item number 1) (id 091215106000007)
Children’s Centres (item number 1) (id 091215106000008)
Children’s Centres: Barnsley (item number 1) (id 091215106000009)
Departmental Electronic Equipment (item number 1) (id 091215106000010)
Departmental Freedom of Information (item number 1) (id 091215106000011)
Departmental Manpower (item number 1) (id 091215106000012)
Departmental Temporary Employment (item number 1) (id 091215106000013)
Departmental Written Questions (item number 1) (id 091215106000014)
Ecosystem Project (item number 1) (id 091215106000015)
Extracurricular Activities (item number 1) (id 091215106000016)
Free School Meals (item number 1) (id 091215106000017)
Free School Meals: Leeds (item number 1) (id 091215106000018)
Freud Communications: Public Relations (item number 1) (id 091215106000019)
Homosexuality (item number 1) (id 091215106000020)
MyCurriculum (item number 1) (id 091215106000021)
National Safeguarding Delivery Unit (item number 1) (id 091215106000022)
Pupil Exclusions (item number 1) (id 091215106000023)
Pupils: Bexley (item number 1) (id 091215106000024)
School Meals: Finance (item number 1) (id 091215106000025)
Schools: Energy (item number 1) (id 091215106000026)
Schools: Lancashire (item number 1) (id 091215106000027)
Schools: Leeds (item number 1) (id 091215106000028)
Schools: Rural Areas (item number 1) (id 091215106000029)
Schools: Yorkshire and the Humber (item number 1) (id 091215106000030)
Special Educational Needs (item number 1) (id 091215106000031)
Specialised Diplomas: Rural Areas (item number 1) (id 091215106000032)
Teachers: Arts (item number 1) (id 091215106000033)
Teachers: Training (item number 1) (id 091215106000034)
Young Offenders (item number 1) (id 091215106000035)
Young People: Alcoholic Drinks (item number 1) (id 091215106000036)

Business, Innovation and Skills

Apprentices: Bexley (item number 1) (id 0912161000002)
Apprentices: Finance (item number 1) (id 0912161000003)
Apprentices: Staffordshire (item number 1) (id 0912161000004)
Business: Essex (item number 1) (id 0912161000005)
Business: Yorkshire and the Humber (item number 1) (id 0912161000006)
Competition Commission: Public Relations (item number 1) (id 0912161000007)
Construction: Economic Situation (item number 1) (id 0912161000008)
Construction: Government Assistance (item number 1) (id 0912161000009)
Dietetics (item number 1) (id 0912161000010)
Employment Schemes (item number 1) (id 0912161000011)
Higher Education: Leeds (item number 1) (id 0912161000012)
Higher Education: Qualifications (item number 1) (id 0912161000013)
Hospitality Industry: Training (item number 1) (id 0912161000014)
Learning and Skills Council for England (item number 1) (id 0912161000015)
Office of Fair Trading: Hotels (item number 1) (id 0912161000016)
Office of Fair Trading: Training (item number 1) (id 0912161000017)
Older Workers: Vocational Training (item number 1) (id 0912161000018)
Policy Objectives (item number 1) (id 0912161000019)
Putting the Frontline First: Smarter Government (item number 1) (id 0912161000020)
Regulations: Audit (item number 1) (id 0912161000021)
Students: Disabled (item number 1) (id 0912161000022)
Students: Loans (item number 1) (id 0912161000023)
Tax (item number 1) (id 0912161000024)
Trade Agreements: Peru (item number 1) (id 0912161000025)
UK Trade and Investment: Hotels (item number 1) (id 0912161000026)
Vocational Training: East of England (item number 1) (id 0912161000027)
Vocational Training: Expenditure (item number 1) (id 0912161000028)
Voting Rights: Public Companies (item number 1) (id 0912161000029)

Home Department

Animal Experiments: Wales (item number 1) (id 0912167000003)
Antisocial Behaviour Orders: West Yorkshire (item number 1) (id 0912167000004)
Borders: Personal Records (item number 1) (id 0912167000005)
Christmas (item number 1) (id 0912167000006)
Crimes of Violence: Schools (item number 1) (id 0912167000007)
Departmental Buildings (item number 1) (id 0912167000008)
Departmental Freedom of Information (item number 1) (id 0912167000009)
Departmental ICT (item number 1) (id 0912167000010)
Departmental Meetings (item number 1) (id 0912167000011)
Departmental Official Cars (item number 1) (id 0912167000012)
Departmental Public Expenditure (item number 1) (id 0912167000013)
Departmental Publicity (item number 1) (id 0912167000014)
Departmental Security (item number 1) (id 0912167000015)
Departmental Taxis (item number 1) (id 0912167000016)
Departmental Telephone Services (item number 1) (id 0912167000017)
Departmental Training (item number 1) (id 0912167000018)
Deportation (item number 1) (id 0912167000019)
Entry Clearances: Iran (item number 1) (id 0912167000020)
Entry Clearances: Pakistan (item number 1) (id 0912167000021)
Entry Clearances: Republic of Ireland (item number 1) (id 0912167000022)
Entry Clearances: Skilled Workers (item number 1) (id 0912167000023)
Foreign Workers (item number 1) (id 0912167000024)
Fraud: Internet (item number 1) (id 0912167000025)
Human Trafficking (item number 1) (id 0912167000026)
Immigration (item number 1) (id 0912167000027)
Immigration: Children (item number 1) (id 0912167000028)
Internet (item number 1) (id 0912167000029)
Internet: Advertising (item number 1) (id 0912167000030)
National Policing Improvement Agency: Public Relations (item number 1) (id 0912167000031)
Passports (item number 1) (id 0912167000032)
Repatriation (item number 1) (id 0912167000033)
Serious Organised Crime Agency: Manpower (item number 1) (id 0912167000034)
Sexual Offences (item number 1) (id 0912167000035)
Shoplifting (item number 1) (id 0912167000036)
UK Border Agency (item number 1) (id 0912167000037)
Victim Support Schemes: Sexual Offences (item number 1) (id 0912167000038)
West Yorkshire Police (item number 1) (id 0912167000039)
Work Permits (item number 1) (id 0912167000040)

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