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Mr. Nicholas Brown: The ONE pilots look at a new way of delivering services, bringing together the Employment Service, Benefits Agency and local authorities into a single point of contact for clients, while putting work and helping people overcome the obstacles to work at the heart of the benefit system. The 12 pilots are all fully operational and are due to run until 200203.
Expenditure on ONE for 19992000 and 200001 was £68 million, including development, implementation and live running costs. Forecast expenditure for 200102 is £39 million. £25 million funding has been provisionally allocated for 200203.
Mr. Nicholas Brown: People who provide fostering services are not treated as being in full-time work for benefit purposes and are able to claim income support and jobseeker's allowance in the normal way. Payments received from the local authority in respect of fostering are fully disregarded in calculating entitlement to these benefits. Nor are such payments taxable if they just cover the basic cost of looking after the child. These arrangements are intended to act as incentives for people to provide this type of service.
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|ILO unemployment||Working age aILO unemployment (percentage)|
1. The figures are for the Bradford city council area.
2. ILO unemployment measures the number of people who are out of work, want a job, have actively sought work in the last four weeks and are available to start work in the next two weeks or who are out of work, have found a job and are waiting to start it in the next two weeks.
3. The ILO data are extracted from the Annual Local Area Labour Force Survey for 200001 and are the latest available.
4. The figures for white ILO unemployment and the white ILO unemployment rate are calculated as the difference between the 'overall' and 'non-white' figures.
Mr. Webb: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his answer of 23 November 2001, Official Report, column 538W, on Expenditure (Initiatives), if he will specify the table number and the page number in the Department for Education and Employment departmental report 200102 to 200304 which contain details of the amount budgeted in each financial year for the planned lifetime of each initiative. 
Mr. Caborn: The Government have no plans to establish or fund a national museum of sport. My Department has previously received representations from organisations seeking to establish privately funded sport museums. The establishment and funding of such museums is a matter for those organisations.
Mr. Luff: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent discussions she has had with the Chairman of English Heritage about his organisation's role in the regeneration of small towns; and if she will make a statement. 
Dr. Howells: Ministers have regular discussion with the Chairman of English Heritage about the work of his organisation. The Government's recent statement "The Historic Environment: A Force for Our Future" confirmed regeneration activity as an important part of English Heritage's remit, particularly through its Conservation Area Partnerships and Heritage Economic Regeneration Schemes. Some 60 per cent. of the £35 million offered by English Heritage each year for conservation work is
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Andrew Selous: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) how many competitive grant schemes administered by his Department and its agencies were open in each of the last 10 years to organisations in the voluntary and community sector for the purposes of tackling social exclusion; 
(3) if she will list the competitive grant scheme, administered by her Department and its agencies, open in each year since 1997 to organisations in the voluntary and community sector for the purposes of tackling social exclusion; and, for each scheme in each year (a) the number of applicants, (b) the number of successful applicants, (c) the total of grants awarded, (d) the number of pages in the application form and (e) if the grant can be used to fund the core costs of the applicant organisations; 
(4) if she will place in the Library a copy of the application form for each of the competitive grant schemes administered by her Department and its agencies open in each year since 1997 to organisations in the voluntary and community sector for the purposes of tackling social exclusion; 
(5) if she will publish a list of the grants made under the competitive grant schemes administered by the Department and its agencies open in each year since 1997 to organisations in the voluntary and community sector for the purposes of tackling social exclusion. 
Dr. Howells [holding answer 12 December 2001]: The Home Office has lead policy responsibility for the Government's relationship with the voluntary and community sector. I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, my hon. Friend the Member for Wallasey (Angela Eagle), on 19 December 2001 Official Report, column 482.
Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what assessment she has made of the merits of the process by which proposals for a new national stadium will be considered; 
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Mr. Caborn [holding answer 19 December 2001]: I refer my hon. Friend to the statement given by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State on 19 December 2001, Official Report, columns 29193. Copies of Patrick Carter's English National Stadium Review Interim Report were laid before the House on the same date.
Mr. Redwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions which rail investment projects of over £10 million have been (a) agreed and (b) contracted since Railtrack went into administration. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions what the total funding is drawn down by the Railtrack administrator under section 2.1 of the commercial loan agreement. 
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how much of the working capital facility in section 2.2 of the Railtrack commercial loan agreement has been drawn down. 
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