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Estimates of the volumes of oils delivered in Northern Ireland and in the rest of the United Kingdom are published by the Department of Trade and Industry in the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics Table 3.9.
Mr. Yeo: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list all the outstanding appointments that (a) she and (b) Ministers in her Department have to make, stating for each one (i) the date on which her Department became aware of the vacancy and (ii) when she expects an appointment to be made. 
Tessa Jowell [holding answer 9 April 2002]: Details of outstanding appointments are set out in the table, indicating current vacant posts. These do not include appointments which have been left open for operational reasons. For the majority of outstanding appointments, my Department would have been aware of the possibility of a vacancy occurring when the decision was made not to reappoint the existing post holder. This is usually six months before their term of appointment ends and we aim to complete the process to identify a successor within four months. In some instances, however, post holders have unexpectedly chosen to stand down before their terms are due to end.
|Body||Vacant position||Date vacancy arose||Expected date of appointment 2002|
|Advisory Committee on Historic Wreck Sites||Chair||5 October 2001||June|
|Member||31 March 2002||July|
|Alcohol Education and Research Council||Member||31 March 2001||June|
|British Broadcasting Corporation||Member||19 December 2001||July|
|The Community Fund||Member||17 January 2002||July|
|Horserace Totalisator||Member||31 March 2002||July|
|Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester||Member||8 February 2001||May|
|National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside||Member||New post||May|
|Resource||Member||30 September 2001||July|
|Theatres Trust||Member||5 April 2001||June|
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Dr. Starkey: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on what subjects and on which dates her Department has recently consulted organisations representing young people; and if she will list such organisations. 
Mr. Caborn: Many of the Department's sponsored bodies with which DCMS regularly liaise and consult represent, among other groups, the interests of young people. The information requested is not held centrally and can be provided only at disproportionate cost.
The Department is committed to the new Core Principles for the Involvement of Children and Young People, published by the Minister for Young People in November 2001. The Department will shortly be publishing an action plan setting out for the first time how it will implement these principles to extend the participation of children and young people in the design, delivery and evaluation of policies and services that affect them.
Mr. Greenway: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment she has made of the cost to (a) community and amateur sports clubs and (b) the fitness industry of the proposed increase in national insurance contributions. 
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Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what her estimate is of the changes that took place in real terms in income of the British tourism industry in (a) 19992000, (b) 200001 and (c) 200102. 
Pete Wishart: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what has been the total public expenditure for each financial stage, by (a) Government, (b) Sport England, (c) the National Lottery and (d) central Government funding bodies, to build the stadium and infrastructure required to host the Commonwealth games in Manchester. 
|Capital facilities (lottery)||199899||19992000||200001||200102||200203(15)||Sport England grant(15)|
|City of Manchester Stadium||0||0||10||56.1||10.9||77|
|Sportcity non stadium facilitiesEnglish Institute of Sport||0||0||0||9.4||5.6||15|
|Manchester Aquatics Centre||6.4||8.9||6.7||0||0||21.9|
In terms of the wider infrastructure necessary for the games, the Northwest Development Agency has contributed £10.66 million and English Partnerships £0.3 million, for the regeneration of the Ashton Canal Corridor, highways and footways reconstruction, and works on the station to stadium shuttle route.
In addition there are plans for spending a further £0.7 million on the physical infrastructure at the games' village, and at a number of other venues. This money will come from the additional £105 million in games' funding from Sport England, Government and Manchester city council that was announced by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State on 2 July 2001.
Mr. Hepburn: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment she has made of the economic contribution of Football League clubs to the (a) local and (b) national economy. 
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Mr. Caborn: Nationwide football league clubs make significant contributions to their local economies, both directly by providing employment and indirectly by stimulating the activities of local businesses. The wider contribution of the Nationwide League, and football more generally, to the national economy cannot be quantified but should be considered alongside football's substantial non-financial contribution to society.
Mr. Caborn: My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a package of tax reliefs for community amateur sports clubs in his Budget statement on 17 April. This is included in the Finance Bill.
Community amateur sports clubs are now able to apply for the tax and other financial benefits of charitable status, which include mandatory 80 per cent. tax relief. I announced the publication of improved Charity Commission guidance for sport on 17 April. Clubs considering applying for registered charity status will be able to receive guidance and information from a regional Sport England advice network, to be established very shortly.
Mr. Gardiner: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how the money from the Capital Modernisation Fund to provide new or refurbished community sports facilities will be allocated. 
Mr. Caborn: The money allocated from the Capital Modernisation Fund is excellent news for sport. The Government will use it in partnership with Sport England and the governing bodies of sport to enhance community sports facilities across the country. Detailed allocation plans will be developed over the next few weeks.
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