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Mr. Alasdair Morgan: To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what percentage of EU funds provided for the promotion and marketing of high-quality beef and veal was spent in Scotland in 1999-2000. 
Ms Quin: In 1999-2000, the UK's allocation of EU funds for the promotion of quality beef and veal was £968,000. Of this, £168,000 (17 per cent.) was spent on promoting and marketing quality beef and veal in Scotland.
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Mr. Campbell-Savours: To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how he intends to meet expenditure relating to payments of claims following judgment against the UK in the Factortame case. 
Mr. Nick Brown: Parliamentary approval to expenditure arising from the Factortame case is being sought in the Main Estimate for the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Class X, Vote 2). Pending that approval, urgent expenditure estimated at £9.735 million is being met by repayable advances from the Contingencies Fund.
Mr. Paice: To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, pursuant to his answer of 3 February 2000, Official Report, column 721W, on day-old chicks, if he will list each of the countries within and outside the EU from which day-old chicks were imported in 1999, and the numbers imported from each country. 
Ms Quin [pursuant to her reply, 8 March 2000, c. 721-22W]: The figures for the number of day-old chicks imported into the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) in 1999, contained several inaccuracies. The table should read as follows:
|1999||Number of chicks imported|
|Republic of Ireland||1,464|
These figures are provisional and subject to amendment
Mr. Rowe: To ask the hon. Member for Middlesbrough, representing the Church Commissioners, what plans the Church of England has for monitoring the schools that participated in JC2000. 
Mr. Stuart Bell: There is no formal church mechanism for monitoring schools which have taken part in JC2000, but I am very glad that thousands of schools did join in.
The hon. Member is to be congratulated on the success of JC2000 which, as a member of the Committee, I am delighted to be associated with. JC2000 has been one of the most significant pieces of Christian input into the Millennium celebrations across the country. The pupils and teachers involved clearly enjoyed the project and
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I have no doubt that taking part has affected many young people's understanding of the Christian nature of this Millennium year.
Mr. Coleman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will release the full underlying data set to be used in compiling the new Index of Local Deprivation. 
Ms Beverley Hughes: The current review of the Index of Local Deprivation is on-going. This final index will include local authority district level scores and ranks. The scores and ranks at the ward level will be published at the same time and will be available for each domain of deprivation. The summary report will contain details about where to obtain, sometimes at a charge, the underlying data used to construct the 33 indicators.
Mr. Coleman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he plans to make an announcement about the new Index of Local Deprivation before 30 July. 
Ms Beverley Hughes: An announcement will be made to the House about the new Index of Deprivation as soon as the Government have completed their consideration of the responses to the consultation.
Mr. Coleman: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if his Department will establish a comprehensive academic peer review of the new Index of Local Deprivation specifically to consider the methodological basis of the proposals. 
Ms Beverley Hughes: The 1999 Review of the Index of Local Deprivation is being carried out by the University of Oxford. In addition to the review being overseen by an inter-department steering committee, the University of Oxford has consulted an advisory panel (with over 40 members) throughout the review. The advisory panel has consisted of a large number of peer academics both inside and outside of the University of Oxford, as well as local authority officials, research professionals and others.
The University of Oxford has also facilitated extensive consultation throughout the 1999 Review. Respondents to the consultation have included other government departments, local authorities, research organisations, academics and other organisations.
Mr. Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions what recent assessment he has made of the accuracy of London Underground's statistics on attributable delays; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Hill: I am assured that the methodology and data used by London Underground Ltd. (LUL) to measure attributable delays are reliable. Attribution is undertaken by experienced operating representatives with the corroboration of their engineering counterparts. LUL have
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a vested interest in getting attribution right since analysis of such information is a vital tool in identifying causes of delays and monitoring the success of remedial action taken to prevent them.
Ms Roseanna Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many motorcycles are registered in each (a) constituency and (b) local authority area. 
Mr. Hill: The DETR receives data on the number of licensed vehicles from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency every quarter. The data are comprehensive enough to enable detailed geographical breakdowns, and data for each local authority area are attached. Sufficient information is not available to produce the data for constituencies.
All vehicles with a motor cycle, scooter or moped body type classification are included. The most recent published data are for end of December 1998. Data for 1999 will be published in Vehicle Licensing Statistics on July 20.
|Redcar and Cleveland UA||1.6|
|Tyne and Wear||7.0|
|Yorkshire and The Humber|
|East Riding of Yorkshire UA||6.1|
|Kingston upon Hull UA||3.7|
|North East Lincolnshire UA||2.4|
|North Lincolnshire UA||3.7|
|Leicester City UA||2.0|
|The South East|
|Brighton and Hove UA||2.6|
|Isle of Wight UA||3.3|
|Milton Keynes UA||3.0|
|Windsor and Maidenhead||1.9|
|Barking and Dagenham||1.7|
|City of London||0.1|
|City of Westminster||2.1|
|Hammersmith and Fulham||2.5|
|Kensington and Chelsea||2.3|
|Kingston upon Thames||2.6|
|Richmond upon Thames||3.2|
|The South West|
|Bath and North East Somerset UA||3.3|
|Cornwall and Isles of Scilly||10.6|
|North Somerset UA||3.6|
|South Gloucestershire UA||5.7|
|Stoke on Trent UA||2.6|
|Telford and Wrekin||2.1|
|The North West|
|Blackburn with Darwen||1.2|
|Aberdeen City UA||2.3|
|Argyll and Bute UA||0.8|
|City of Dundee UA||0.7|
|City of Edinburgh UA||3.3|
|City of Glasgow UA||1.6|
|Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar UA||0.2|
|Dumfries and Galloway UA||1.8|
|East Ayrshire UA||0.7|
|East Dunbartonshire UA||0.6|
|East Lothian UA||0.8|
|East Renfrewshire UA||0.5|
|North Ayrshire UA||0.9|
|North Lanarkshire UA||1.0|
|Orkney Islands UA||0.3|
|Perth and Kinross UA||1.3|
|Shetland Islands UA||0.3|
|South Ayrshire UA||0.8|
|South Lanarkshire UA||1.4|
|The Scottish Borders UA||1.0|
|West Dunbartonshire UA||0.4|
|West Lothian UA||1.0|
|Blaenau Gwent UA||0.6|
|Isle of Anglesey UA||0.9|
|Merthyr Tydfil UA||0.3|
|Neath Port Talbot UA||1.5|
|Rhondda, Cynon, Taff UA||1.7|
|The Vale of Glamorgan UA||1.4|
|Local Authority unknown||18.3|
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