Despite all the crime and yet more Home Office nonsense our gallant pedants in Parliament are keeping to the coal face.
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many brothels he estimates there are in Northern Ireland.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many 50 metre swimming pools there are in England; and where each is located. 
Mr. Bone: To ask the Leader of the House (1) how many Prime Minister's questions sessions there were in each year since 1990; 
Mr. Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many abattoirs there were in England in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement. 
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