To ask Her Majesty's Government which damages claimed for are taken into consideration when determining whether a claim for damages for personal injuries should follow the small claims track; and whether special damages and future losses are taken into ac...
Review the written questions submitted by Lord Bassam of Brighton.
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To ask Her Majesty's Government what new definitions of damages for personal injuries were introduced into law by the Civil Procedure Rules 1998.
To ask Her Majesty's Government, in the light of the assessment made in the London and South Coast Rail Corridor Study conducted for the Department for Transport, how much they estimate restoring the Uckfield to Lewes rail line would cost.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they estimate has been lost in rail revenues due to running rail replacement services on the Brighton Main Line in each year since 2010.
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many additional places the grammar school expansion fund will create; and what percentage of those will be reserved for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
To ask Her Majesty's Government on what basis they decided to propose an increase to the limit to small claims to £2,000 despite the recommendation by Lord Justice Jackson in his 2009 Review of Civil Litigation Costs that a rise to £1,500 would be suffici...
To ask Her Majesty's Government how much they have saved in housing benefit payments in each year since the introduction of the under occupancy charge as a result of the introduction of the charge; how many extra units of accommodation have been made avai...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether, as part of their review of press sustainability in the UK, they will conduct research into (1) sales figures for local and national newspapers since 2010, and (2) which local and regional newspapers have ceased pub...
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the response of the motor insurance market to the £1.3 billion they will save annually as estimated in the Impact Assessment to the Civil Liability Bill will be monitored; if so, how and by which independent body.
To ask Her Majesty's Government on what basis an increase to the small claims limit to £5,000 associated with the Civil Liability Bill has been calculated.
To ask Her Majesty's Government why the Retail Price Index has been used to calculate inflation with regard to increasing the small claims limit for work injury claims to £2,000, instead of the Consumer Price Index.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they will take to ensure that the insurance industry will pass on to customers the majority of the £1.3 billion the impact assessment for the Civil Liability Bill estimates that industry will save.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what provision they have made, or will make, for the loss to HMRC of £140 million per annum as estimated in the Impact Assessment to the Civil Liability Bill.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the Home Office's annual targets for the removal of illegal migrants for each year since 2010; and how many people were removed because of inadequate documentation in each of those years.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of calls by the National Federation of Retail Newsagents for a Competition and Markets Authority inquiry into the absolute territorial protection enjoyed by news wholesalers.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to ensure that GP capacity is maintained to meet current and expected levels of demand.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their estimate of the number of individuals and families who have been adversely affected by the hostile immigration environment strategy.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what impact assessments they conducted when the hostile environment policy for illegal immigrants was adopted.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what internal guidance, if any, was issued by Departments to give effect to the policy of creating a hostile environment for illegal migrants in the United Kingdom; and what evidence formed the basis of that policy.
To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the membership of the Cabinet sub-Committee that discussed the hostile environment policy for illegal immigrants; and what conclusions that sub-Committee came to on the likely impact of that policy.