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|Office of Government Commerce||1|
|Office for National Statistics||10|
Mr. Pearson: To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many (a) cars and (b) commercial vehicles operated by her Department were manufactured (i) in the UK, (ii) in the EU and (iii) elsewhere. 
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The Government Car and Despatch Agency operates a fleet of vehicles, as shown in the table, for the Government as a whole. Seven of these vehicles are owned by GCDA but operated by the Cabinet Office (Infrastructure Division).
In addition, one vehicle is leased by the Cabinet Office (Infrastructure Division) from Lex, which is made in the UK; one car is leased by the Civil Service College from A. A. Clark Ltd. which is made in the EU, as well as three commercial vehicles made in the UK.
Miss Geraldine Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much Lottery money has been awarded to projects in the Lancaster City council district since the National Lottery began; and if he will list the projects concerned. 
Kate Hoey: According to my Department's National Lottery Awards Database, there have been 134 awards in the Lancaster City council district since the Lottery began, with a total value of £16,913,630. I have placed a list of these projects in the Libraries of the House.
Shona McIsaac: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate he has made of the cost of extending free TV licences for pensioners aged over 75 years to (a) 70 to 74 and (b) 65 to 69-year-olds. 
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Mrs. Virginia Bottomley: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much Lottery money was spent on arts projects, and how many arts projects were funded in (a) 1997 and (b) 1999; since the commencement of the Lottery, how much money has been spend on arts projects; and how many arts projects have been funded in total. 
Mr. Chris Smith: I have asked the Arts Council of England, as the main distributing body of lottery money for the arts, to provide this information. When it is available, I will write to the right hon. Member and place a copy in the Library of the House.
Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) if he will make a statement on the amount of Lottery funds dedicated to good causes in the North-West and to (a) London, (b) the South-East, (c) Scotland and (d) Wales; 
Kate Hoey: The table shows the allocation of Lottery funds to Scotland and Wales under various Lottery programmes. There is no formal allocation of Lottery funds set out in statute or Government directions for Funds distributed to charities, projects to mark the year 2000 and the beginning of the third millennium, or the national heritage; nor is there any formal allocation within England for any Lottery funds.
|Percentage of funds|
|ICT training for teachers and school library staff (New Opportunities Fund)||10.1||5.5|
|ICT training for public library staff (New Opportunities Fund)||11.85||4.35|
|All other New Opportunities Fund programmes||11.5||6.5|
Mr. Robathan: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) on how many occasions since May 1997 Ministers in his Department have made a declaration of interest to their colleagues under circumstances envisaged in Paragraph 110 of the Ministerial Code; 
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Mr. Viggers: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what facilities have been made available to Lord Levy by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the last 12 months. 
Mr. Hain: I refer to the answer by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister of 30 March 2000, Official Report, column 245W, and to my answers of 7 June 2000, Official Report, column 291W, and 30 March 2000, Official Report, columns 261-62W. Since those answers, Lord Levy has also stayed in the Ambassador's residence in Egypt.
Mr. Cox: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what action he has taken on the Cuco report to the Council of Europe on Turkish settlers in Northern Cyprus; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Vaz: The UK is in regular contact with all those with an interest in the Cyprus settlement process. As recommended in the Cuco report, the UK continues to promote person-to-person contact on the island and to urge the parties involved in the UN process to co-operate with Kofi Annan in a constructive and flexible manner.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which Ministers and officials have participated in the Step Change Project efforts, initiatives and visits; and if he will list those efforts, initiatives and visits. 
Mr. Vaz: As part of the Government's Step Change initiative, all Departments have taken steps to increase contacts with EU member states and the applicants. It is impossible to quantify the precise number of initiatives and visits which have arisen from the process. Ministers and officials with an interest in EU business across all Departments have participated in the initiative.
Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list those backbench hon. Members who have participated in the Step Change Project efforts, initiatives and visits. 
Mr. Vaz: The Step Change initiative is designed to build on and extend Government-to-Government links. As such, it involves Ministers and officials in increasing contacts with EU member states and applicant countries.
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Activities arising from the Government's increased engagement with its partners may involve other participants, including MPs (from all parties).
Mr. Vaz: It is not possible to quantify the costs arising solely from the Step Change initiative since it is an integral part of the Government's European policy, which builds on and extends existing contacts.
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