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National Training Organisations

Mr. Robert Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment, (1) pursuant to his answer of 22 March 2001, Official Report, column 334W, what representations (a) he and (b) his officials received from trades unions representatives on the future National Training Organisation representation for the telecoms industry, indicating the dates of meetings and their outcome; [156840]

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Mr. Wicks: The consultation paper has been sent to a total of 2,330 organisations, a list of which has been placed in the Library. The document has also been made available on the internet. The Department's Consultation Unit has received 143 replies.

This Government are committed to a strong network of employment led National Training Organisations (NTOs). As part of the consultation process, Ministers and officials have discussed with senior employer representatives from the telecommunications and call handling sector future NTO arrangements for the industry.

No discussions have been held, by Ministers or officials, with the NTO National Council or with trades unions representatives on the future NTO representation for the telecoms industry. Ministers have however received correspondence from trade union representatives on this matter.

Officials held discussions with the Chairman and Acting Chief Executive of nto on 16 August 2000. The Chief Executive of EMTA was also present at that meeting. No other discussions have been held with e-skills NTO and EMTA on the future NTO representation for the telecoms industry.

School Achievement Awards

Mr. Chope: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment if he will list for each school which has received an improvement award for 1997 and 2000 the key stage test or GCSE/GNV results and the ranking of the differences between the two years. [154743]

Ms Estelle Morris [holding answer 20 March 2001]: The schools that received an improvement award based on their 1997 and 2000 pupil performance data are contained in tables, copies of which have been placed in the Library.

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Foot and Mouth

Mr. Martyn Jones: To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress has been made with setting up and activating the Livestock Welfare (Disposal) Scheme in response to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease; and if he will make a statement. [157025]

Ms Quin: The Livestock Welfare (Disposal) Scheme as announced by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture in his statement to the House on 27 March 2001, Official Report, columns 827-31, has already opened to applications. First payments are due to be made before Easter.

Parliamentary approval for additional resources for this new service will be sought in the 2001-02 Summer Supplementary Estimate for the Intervention Board Executive Agency. Pending that approval urgent expenditure estimated at £240 million will be met by a repayable cash advance from the Contingencies Fund.

Mr. Paice: To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will provide a breakdown of sheep journeys in February by (a) movements direct to aggregation facilities prior to export, (b) live exports, (c) movements from farm direct to slaughter, (d) movements from farm to livestock markets, (e) movements from livestock markets direct to abattoirs, (f) movements from livestock markets to farms, (g) movements between farms arising from private sales, (h) movements between parcels of land in same ownership, (i) movements from winter keep to the home farm and (j) other movements. [156660]

Mr. Morley [holding answer 2 April 2001]: The full information requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. But 118 consignments of sheep were exported to other member states during February.

Factortame Judgment

Mr. Denzil Davies: To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list the names of the persons who are entitled to receive compensation from Her Majesty's Government as a result of the Factortame judgment, with the amount of entitlement in each case. [155130]

Mr. Morley: Agreement has been reached out of Court with all bar two of the 93 applicants in the Factortame litigation in full and final settlement of their claims against the United Kingdom Government. Full details of the settlements are set out in the table. The two exceptions, Parafleet Ltd. and Presslake Ltd., have appealed against the decision of the Court to strike out their claims in respect of two additional vessels. Those appeals are expected to be heard later this year.


Agegate Ltd.501,360
Alabau Ltd.519,730
Anglebusy Ltd.11
Anglo Spanish Fisheries Ltd.66
Astonquest Ltd.267,062
Baladome Ltd.66
Baomar UK Ltd.55
Basamar Fisheries Ltd.1,521,880
Big John Ltd.302,232
Bowman and Sons Ltd.229,786
Britgal Ltd.366,555
Britgal UK Ltd.271,558
Burlort Ltd.112,797
Jose Carreja
Francisco Baltar11
Interpesco SA
John Andrew--
Joseph Luis--
Caughtafish Ltd.404,797
Cavenhart Ltd.415,370
Charmbuy Ltd.240,978
Checkleap Ltd.66
Cmaine Shipping Ltd.2,033,043
Coingate Ltd.420,219
Cutlerstar Ltd.659,552
Dartclaim Ltd.488,681
Dashgilt Ltd.234,249
Decanos Ltd.401,217
Detect Sea Enterprises Ltd.2,904,105
Fabucar Ltd.757,483
Factortame Ltd.584,705
J. J. Fernandez702,225
Costa Fishing Explorer Ltd.2,441,305
Flagperry Ltd.613,621
Gadsound Ltd.574,372
Galaza Fisheries Ltd.528,275
Glover Associates Ltd.655,786
Grangedock Ltd.44
Gregcrest Services Ltd.147,896
Hayton of Fleetwood Ltd.
J. K. Hayton1,500,000
K. P. Hayton
C. S. Hayton
Hercules Fishing Ltd.374,469
Hookdown Ltd.346,437
Imphill Ltd.347,811
Interpesco Securities Ltd.1,415,099
Interpesco UK Ltd.965,059
Intxorta Ltd.1,477,667
Jaderow Ltd.1,863,090
Joincode Ltd.357,930
Jose Dolores Fishing Ltd.605,123
Kuko Fisheries Ltd.611,554
Laira Fishing Ltd.472,296
Leicester Trawling Ltd.257,063
Linesweep Ltd.198,171
London Shipping Enterprises Ltd.11
Luckyextra Ltd.569,611
Majorangle Ltd.617,911
Marina Fishing Ltd.436,748
Marone Fisheries Ltd.221,401
Millbay Secretarial Ltd.328,225
Millbay Trawler Management Ltd.284,723
Mouro Fisheries Ltd.1,170,597
Narrowstyle Ltd.385,852
Nashscope Fishing Ltd.694,583
Neptune Ltd.550,405
North West Fishing Ltd.658,702
Mr. J. A. O'Connor123,818
Mrs. M. V. O'Connor
Oderule Ltd.494,806
Ondar Ltd.515,794
Pamona Ltd.289,105
Parada Ltd.124,025
Parafleet Ltd.455,761
Paydual Ltd.360,590
Pesca Fisheries Ltd.3,223,701
Pimar Fisheries Ltd.44
Plinthorp Ltd.649,699
Plymouth Shipping Ltd.472,098
Portfish Ltd.30,088
Presslake Ltd.118,820
Racefind Ltd.66
Rawlings (Trawling) Ltd.546,164
Rentkeep Ltd.2,483,556
Robrisa Fishing Ltd.541,189
Rowtrade Ltd.355,845
Ruby Fishing Ltd.371,672
SFP Fisheries Ltd.4,500,000
Sun Fisheries Ltd.400,524
Troulo Fisheries Ltd.168,015
Trygrace Ltd.77
Vincentpride Ltd.442,369
Voiceplan Ltd.807,674
Votereach Ltd.72,888
Wherry Fish Selling Company Ltd.88
White Fisheries Ltd.404,636
Whiteplain Ltd.276,911
Wickstone Ltd.547,896
Widows Ltd.176,498
Winleap Ltd.77

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