GE -pqs from 12 / 3
- To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: GE -pqs from 12 / 3
- From: "NLP Wessex" <email@example.com> (by way of genetics <firstname.lastname@example.org>)
- Date: Mon, 15 Mar 1999 22:50:46 +0000
- Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
- Resent-From: email@example.com
- Resent-Message-ID: <"wrE9c.A.O0G.3Wg72"@bakunix.free.de>
- Resent-Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Genetically Modified Products PQ
> Joan Ruddock: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry
> what assessment he has made of the safety of cosmetics containing
> genetically modified products into which antibiotic resistance gene
> markers have been inserted when used by people undergoing antibiotic
> treatment for skin conditions. 
> Dr. Howells: Under the Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations 1996,
> cosmetic products must be assessed by their manufacturers for safety
> to ensure that they are not harmful to human health.
> My Department has made no assessment of the safety of cosmetics
> containing ingredients which may be derived from a genetically
> modified source, but we will be supporting the moves proposed by the
> European Commission Scientific Steering Committee to develop
> harmonised guidelines for Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) risk
> assessments for cosmetic products.
> Genzyme Corporation PQ
> Mr. Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list
> the licence applications received since 1 May 1997 from the Genzyme
> Corporation, indicating which (a) involve the injection of cells from
> pigs into human brains and (b) have been submitted for consideration
> to UKXIRA. 
> Mr. Hutton [holding answer 22 February 1999]: Applications to the
> United Kingdom Xenotransplantation Interim Regulatory Authority
> (UKXIRA) must be submitted in accordance with the requirements set out
> in "Guidance on making proposals to conduct xenotransplantation on
> human subjects". Copies of the guidance is available through the
> Department of Health, PO Box 410, Wetherby, LS23 7LL. The UKXIRA
> Website (address www.doh.gov.uk/ukxira.htm) also gives details of both
> of the guidance and the work of the authority.
> Information contained in applications is submitted in confidence. The
> number of applications received has not changed since the answer given
> on 4 February 1999, Official Report, column 776.
> Biotechnological Companies PQ
> Mr. Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how
> many unminuted pre-arranged meetings occurred between (a) himself, (b)
> Ministers in his Department and (c) his officials and representatives
> of the biotechnological industry sector since 1 May 1998. 
> Mr. Battle [holding answer 5 March 1999]: I and my officials are in
> regular contact with representatives of all those with an interest in
> biotechnology--including environmental groups, consumer groups and
> biotechnology companies. It is not normal practice of governments to
> give details of specific meetings with private individuals or
> Mr. Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he
> will list the biotechnological companies which have placed staff (a)
> on secondment and (b) on placement within his Department since 1 May
> 1997. 
> Mr. Battle [holding answer 5 March 1999]: Secondments and attachments
> are part of the Interchange Initiative which promotes the exchange of
> people and good practice between the Civil Service and other
> organisations. All sectors of the economy are involved: Voluntary,
> Education, Health, Public and Private.
> I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the
> Minister for Competition and Consumers Affairs to the hon. Member for
> Wantage (Mr. Jackson) on 11 February 1999, Official Report, columns
> 405-10. This refers to the list of companies which currently have
> staff on secondment in my department and the DTI directorate in which
> they have been placed. In addition I attach a further list of those
> companies which have had staff on secondment to the department on or
> after 1 May 1997, which are no longer on the current list.
> Management unit Company
> BL 1 NatWest
> BNSC National Remote Sensing Centre
> BNSC Matra Marconi Space UK Ltd.
> CACP Herbert Smith
> CB Engineering & Physical Sciences
> Research Council
> Communications and Information NEL
> Communications and Information ICL
> Communications and Information NEL
> Communications and Information Reuters Ltd.
> Communications and Information Slaughter & May
> Company Law and Investigations Robson Rhodes
> Company Law and Investigations Littlejon Frazer
> Company Law and Investigations The Bank of England
> EED Amec Process & Energy Ltd.
> EID Lockstair Ltd.
> EID GEC Marconi Avionics
> Engineering Industries Toyota
> Engineering Industries Honda
> Engineering Industries Mechadyne Ltd.
> Engineering Industries BAA
> Engineering Industries British Steel plc
> Engineering Industries MITI Export PromotionIMI
> Export Promotion Ocean Group plc
> Export Promotion Continental Tyre Group Ltd.
> Export Promotion Reuters Ltd.
> Export Promotion Elliott Pearce Limited
> Export Promotion British Marine Equipment Council
> Export Promotion Food Process Engineering
> (Scotland) Ltd.
> Export Promotion Allied Domecq plc
> Export Promotion HSBC Holdings plc
> Export Promotion Midland Bank plc
> Export Promotion The Society of Motor
> Manufacturers and Traders Ltd.
> Export Promotion Mayell & Co.
> Export Promotion British Aerospace Defence Ltd.
> Export Promotion Weybourne Financial Services
> Export Promotion Iternational Knitwear
> Export Promotion Smith Kline Beecham
> Export Promotion Morlands (Glastonbury) Ltd.
> Export Promotion Balfour Beatty Limited
> Export Promotion Business Link
> Export Promotion British American Tobacco Co.
> Export Promotion AMEC Process and Energy Ltd.
> Export Promotion Geoteam Wimpol Limited
> Export Promotion York Synthetics Ltd.
> Export Promotion Unilever International
> Export Promotion AMW Associates
> Export Promotion British Aerospace plc
> Export Promotion BT plc
> Export Promotion GEC Marconi Communications Ltd.
> Export Promotion Sims Portex Limited
> Export Promotion Glengarnock Garments Ltd.
> Export Promotion GEC Marconi Avionics Ltd.
> Export Promotion International Distributor Centre
> Export Promotion Lanimer Knitwear Ltd.
> Export Promotion Marks and Spencer plc
> Export Promotion Meggitt plc
> Export Promotion Drinks Marketing Consortium
> Export Promotion The West India Committee
> Export Promotion Delamore Associates Ltd.
> Export Promotion ICI plc
> Export Promotion River Don Castings Ltd.
> Export Promotion Glaxo Wellcome Plc
> Export Promotion Nat West Markets
> Export Promotion Alan Paine Knitwear Ltd.
> Export Promotion Reyrolle Projects Ltd.
> Export Promotion Barclays Bank plc
> Export Promotion CRL
> Export Promotion Texaco Ltd.
> Export Promotion Genesis Communications
> Export Promotion John Swire & Sons Ltd.
> Export Promotion Institute of Export
> Export Promotion Hydro Technologies Ltd.
> Export Promotion Turner & Newell plc
> Export Promotion World Trade Development Limited
> Export Promotion AEA Technology plc
> Export Promotion Knight Piesold Limited
> GO-SW Normalair-Garrett Limited
> GO-SW (Plym) Westcountry Development
> Corporation Ltd.
> I Arthur Andersen
> IBB British Telecom plc
> IBB British Embassy Tokyo
> IEP Airsys ATM
> Insurance Price Waterhouse
> Insurance Coopers & Lybrand
> Insurance PricewaterhouseCoopers
> Insurance Guardian Royal Exchange
> Assurance plc
> NI UKAEA
> Nuclear Industries Rolls-Royce & Associates
> Nuclear Industries Hunting Engineering Ltd.
> Nuclear Industries BNFL
> Nuclear Industries 2 BNFL
> Nuclear Industries TU Nuclear Electric Ltd.
> Oil & Gas 2 Mobil North Sea Limited
> OSO Trafalgar John Brown Oil & Gas
> OST ICI Chemicals & Polymers Ltd.
> OST British Computer Society
> PORT Burton Group (Local Enterprise
> RD Robson Rhodes
> REG A Hambros Bank Limited
> REG A Royal Bank Leasing Limited
> SMD Chesterton International plc
> SMEP 3 Grant Thornton
> SMEP 3 Lloyds TSB Group plc