§ Gregory BarkerTo ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) what representations have been made to her by UK non-Governmental organisations regarding the change in investment policy at CDC Capital Partners; [67410]

(2) what representations have been made to her Department since 1997 by non-commonwealth non-Governmental organisations regarding the change in CDC Capital Partners' investment policy; [67406]

(3) what representations have been made to her Department since 1997 by non-United Kingdom Commonwealth non-governmental organisations regarding the change in CDC Capital Partners investment policy; [67411]

(4) what representations her Department has received from (a) the Commonwealth and (b) other nations regarding CDC Capital Partners' investment policy since 1997. [67351]

§ Clare ShortNone.

§ Gregory BarkerTo ask the Secretary of State for International Development what reserved rights she would retain after the sale of the majority holding in CDC Capital Partners. [67396]

§ Clare ShortI hold a number of reserved rights under the special share, which is referred to in Section 18 of the Commonwealth Development Corporation Act 1999. These are set out in Article 11 of the Articles of Association of CDC Group plc. They were designed to continue beyond sale of a majority holding in CDC to private sector investors. A copy of the Articles of Association has been placed in the Library of the House.

§ Gregory BarkerTo ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' investment partners by(a) sector, (b) country and (c) size since 1997; [67344]

(2) what proportion of CDC Capital Partners' (a) retail and (b) health care investments are in (i) low-income and (ii) least-developed nations; [67392]

(3) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' investment directors' investments by (a) country, (b) sector and (c) size since 1997; [67340]

(4) if she will list CDC Capital Partners executives' proportional (a) salary and (b) remuneration increases since 1997; [67356]

(5) what discussions she has had with CDC Capital Group board members regarding annual performance-related bonuses to CDC Capital Group executives; [67372]

(6) if she will list (a) those to whom CDC Capital Partners sold its enterprise investments in the last three years and (b) the enterprise investments sold to them; [67390]

(7) how many non-Commonwealth nationals have been employed by CDC Capital Partners in each year since 1997: [67412]

1141W(8) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' investments by (a) sector, (b) size and (c) country since 1997; [67348]

(9) if she will list the funds containing private capital (a) managed and (b) joint-managed by CDC Capital Partners; and how much capital has been in each fund since 1997; [67364]

(10) if she will list, by country, the publicly guaranteed debt owed to CDC Capital Partners; [67386]

(11) if she will list the investments visited by CDC Capital Partners for monitoring purposes; and how many times each has been visited since 1997; [67362]

(12) if she will list by (a) country and (b) sector the environmental impact studies (i) performed and (ii) contracted by CDC Capital Partners since 1997; [67378]

(13) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' disposals of investments by (a) sector, (b) size and (c) country since 1997; [67342]

(14) if she will list the (a) nationality and (b) age of each CDC Capital Partners' office director; [67374]

(15) if she will make a statement on the (a) current and (b) proposed pension schemes for (i) office directors, (ii) other mid-level executives and (iii) professional staff employed by CDC Capital Partners; [67382]

(16) if she will list the unsuccessful formal investment and sale tenders in which CDC Capital Partners has participated, by sector, since 1997; [67398]

(17) what percentage of CDC Capital Partners' employees were non-United Kingdom Commonwealth nationals in (a) 1997 and (b) 2002; [67414]

(18) if she will list the countries where CDC Capital Partners (a) has received and (b) receives tax breaks on its investments; [67369]

(19) what the total cost of severance packages paid to CDC Capital Partners' redundant staff has been since 1997; [67409]

(20) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' agricultural investments in sub-Saharan Africa by country since 1997, describing the commercial activity in each case; [67361]

(21) if she will list the countries where CDC Capital Partners (a) has received and (b) receives exemptions on environmental regulations on its investments; [67377]

(22) what the proportional growth of CDC Capital Partners' (a) retail and (b) healthcare investments has been since 1997: [67393]

(23) if she will list the unsuccessful formal investment and sale tenders in which CDC Capital Partners has participated, by country, since 1997; [67341]

(24) what (c) current and (b) proposed (i) annual performance-related bonus programmes and (ii) long-term incentive plans exist for CDC Capital Partners' mid-level executives; [67373]

(25) how many Commonwealth nationals employed by CDC Capital Partners have been made redundant since 1997; [67413]

1142W(26) if she will list the sub-Saharan agri-businesses advertised for sale in 2001 by CDC Capital Partners; and what proportion those businesses represented in 2001 in CDC Capital Partners' sub-Saharan agribusinesses; [67381]

(27) what criteria are used in determining annual performance-related bonuses to CDC Capital Group executives; [67371]

(28) if she will list the debts owed to the Treasury by CDC Capital Partners; [67388]

(29) if she will list, by office, the salaries and remuneration received by CDC Capital Partners' (a) office directors, (b) other mid-level executives and (c) professional staff since 1997; [67403]

(30) if she will break down by (a) region and (b) sector the representations her Department has received regarding the environmental impact of CDC Capital Partners' investments since 1997. [67367]

§ Clare ShortI shall reply to the hon. Member shortly, when the information is available without disproportionate cost.

§ Gregory BarkerTo ask the Secretary of State for International Development (1) if she will list, by office, CDC Capital Partners' travel expenses for(a) each executive director, (b) each non-executive director, (c) each office director, (d) other mid-level executives and (e) professional staff employed since 1997; [67384]

(2) if she will list the number of applicants since 1997 to CDC Capital Partners' by (a) office and (b) position; and if she will list the percentage of this figure that is represented by (i) women and (ii) ethnic minorities; [67400]

(3) how many CDC Capital Partners' employees with (a) PhDs, (b) masters' degrees, and (c) bachelors' degrees have been made redundant since 1997; [67408]

(4) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' expenditures related to website construction and maintenance; [67360]

(5) if she will list CDC Capital Partners-funded air flights of CDC Capital Partners' (a) Chairman and (b) Chief Executive, and of each member of the (i) Board of Directors and (ii) Management Committee since 1997; [67376]

(6) if she will list the years of CDC Capital Partners service for each CDC Capital Partners office director; [67404]

(7) if she will list the CDC Capital Partners' (a) vocational training, (b) medical, (c) educational and (d) housing facilities closed by (i) sector and (ii) country, since 1997; [67380]

(8) if she will list CDC Capital Partners-funded air flights of each CDC Capital Partners office director since 1997; [67370]

(9) if she will list the average years of employees' service for each CDC Capital Partners office; [67402]

(10) if she will list, by office, the vehicles owned by CDC Capital Partners; [67358]

(11) how many visits there have been to the CDC Capital Partners' website; [67353]

1143W(12) if she will list the positions of employment at CDC Capital Partners' by office; and if she will give the positions (a) filled and (b) unfilled; [67401]

(13) if she will list payments to, and remuneration received by, financial advisers retained by CDC Capital Partners since 1997; [67357]

(14) if she will list the qualification requirements for each employment position at CDC Capital Group; [67397]

(15) if she will list the CDC Capital Partners expenditures related to (a) team-building and (b) staff-development exercises since 1997; [67365]

(16) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' expenditure on (a) vocational training, (b) medical, (c) educational and (d) housing facilities, by (i) sector and (ii) country, since 1997; [67379]

(17) how many and what percentage of CDC Capital Partners' employees, broken down by office, hold (a) PhDs, (b) masters degrees and (c) bachelor degrees; and how many and what percentage of such employees are (i) women and (ii) ethnic minorities; [67395]

(18) if she will list, by office, CDC Capital Partners' expenditures related to (a) vehicle purchasing and (b) vehicle maintenance since 1997; [67359]

(19) if she will list CDC Capital Partners' yearly expenditure, broken down by office, on corporate entertainment since 1997; [67375]

(20) if she will list the monthly operating expenses of each CDC Capital Partners office in each year since 1997; [67391]

(21) if she will list, by office, CDC Capital Partners' expenditure on office equipment since 1997; [67383]

(22) if she will list each CDC Capital Partners' employment grade; and if she will list the (a) total number of persons employed at each CDC Capital Partners' office and (b) percentage of this figure that is represented by (i) women and (ii) ethnic minorities. [67399]

§ Clare ShortThis information is not held by the Government. CDC will write to the hon. Member with as much information as CDC can provide without disproportionate cost. Copies of the reply will be placed in the Library of the House.