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Mr. Gardiner: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent discussions she has held with UK Sport and the Greater London Authority regarding a future London Olympic bid. 
Mr. Caborn: The decision on whether or not to launch a bid for the Olympic games is a matter principally for the British Olympic Association which has yet to decide whether to make a bid for the 2012 games. I have not discussed a bid with UK Sport, the Greater London authority or the BOA. My Department, together with the BOA, GLA and UK Sport, is sponsoring a cost-benefit analysis of a possible London Olympic bid, and we will take decisions once that work is complete.
Mr. David Marshall: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much money from the National Lottery has been distributed to projects related to ethnic minorities in each of the last five years. 
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Principle on Minority Ethnic Group Access to Lottery Funding Opportunities which included an agreement to monitor in appropriate funding programmes the number of applications from, and the number and value of awards made to projects directed at, or of particular relevance to, minority ethnic communities. Distributors have since put the necessary monitoring systems in place and are now collecting data.
Mr. David Marshall: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will take steps to increase the share of lottery proceeds given to the Community Fund for distribution; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Caborn: According to information supplied to us by the distributing bodies for the National Lottery awards database, there have been 73 National Lottery awards to Stalybridge and Hyde totalling £1,935,708 from 1 January 1997 to 2 May 2002.
Information on the number of beneficiaries of free television licences by constituency is not available, but estimates based on the 1991 Census indicate that there were approximately 5,600 people aged 75 or over living in the Stalybridge and Hyde constituency.
There are of course other initiatives in the wider context of the region which may have an effect on the Stalybridge and Hyde constituency. These include:
The Greater Manchester Active Sports Partnership which includes the Stalybridge and Hyde constituency has been awarded £2,399,957 from the lottery programme.
Tameside library service has been awarded grants of £457,102.80 for People's Network ICT infrastructure and £65,415 for librarian ICT training by the New Opportunities Fund (NOF). According to Resource, the body responsible for monitoring implementation of the People's Network, all 10 public libraries in Tameside offer public internet access through the People's Network.
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Residents in the Stalybridge and Hyde Constituency can benefit from the Government's policy of free admission to all, introduced at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester (MSIM) on 1 December 2001 (and prior to that the introduction of free admission for children and over 60s). In the first four months of free admission, MSIM has welcomed more than 180,000 visitorsa 114 per cent. increase on the same period in 200001.
One grant offered on the 12 December 2000 to St. Michael and all Angels Church, Mottram in Longdendale for repairs totalling £62,591.
Tony Wright: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will list the administrative manuals and internal guidance which his Department has made public as required by Part 1 of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information; and which of these were first made available after May 1997. 
Mr. Wills: Administrative manuals and internal guidance are listed in the Department's Information Asset Register (www.inforoute.hmso.gov.uk). They will form part of our forthcoming publication scheme, as required under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Approval procedures for PPP schemes to provide serviced courthouse and related accommodation
Certificated BailiffsA Guide
Checklist for LCD policy makers
Complaints Handling GuideCourt Service
Complaints proceduresLord Chancellor's Department Headquarters
County Court Index of Place Name
Court Funds OfficeA Guide for Staff
Court Service Programme Management Guidance
Court Service Project Management Guidance
Court Service Project Management Guidance for Minor Projects
Court Service Welsh Language Scheme
Court Users Guide to the Civil Justice Reforms
Crown Court Manual
Directions for Determining Officers
Disability Discrimination Act and the service we provide
Employee Handbook (Court Service)
Energy Management Manual
Estates Management Manual
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Graduated Fee Guidance Manual
Guidance on outside activities and interests
Guide to County Court Fees
Guide to Family Proceedings Fees
Guide to proceedings in the Court of Appeal Criminal Division
Guide to Supreme Court Fees
Guide to the Summary Assessment of Costs
Guidelines on written consultation
LCD Guide to Parliamentary Business
LCD guidelines on the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information
LCD staff handbook
London County Court Directory
Ministers casesLCD guidance
Quality Audit Manual
Record Management Service User Guide
Risk to the publica framework for identifying and managing risks resulting from or requiring Government intervention
Sex Offenders Act 1997requirement to register
Speech preparation in LCD
Supreme Court Costs Office Guide
Taxing Officers' Notes for Guidance
The Accounts And Investments Practice Manual
The Administrative CourtNotes for Guidance on applying for Judicial Review
The Clerical Procedures Manual
The Investments Manual
Wider Markets InitiativeOpportunities in the Lord Chancellor's Department, its Agencies and NDPBs.
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how much money has been spent on legal aid for asylum seekers in each of the last three years; how much of this was for the initial application; how much of this was for fighting appeals; how many asylum seekers were involved in legal aid procedures in both categories; and if she will make a statement. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The Legal Services Commission is not able to provide the information in the format requested. The commission is able to provide figures relating to legal aid for all immigration and asylum work from April 1999.
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(16) The figures provided for 200102 are provisional estimates
The commission's systems do not record expenditure according to the stage a case has reached, so figures cannot be provided for expenditure on initial applications or fighting appeals. Neither can figures be split between
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asylum immigration work and non-asylum immigration work. However, it is known that asylum currently accounts for over 90 per cent. of expenditure in the immigration and asylum category.
Since August 2000, the commission has recorded the number of matters started in asylum immigration as distinct from non-asylum immigration. In the 18 month period from August 2000 to January 2002 132,800 asylum matters were started. Each matter is an act of assistance not a client assisted so the figure is not necessarily reflective of the number of individuals involved.
Mr. Soames: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what the costs have been for legal aid granted to the Afghans who landed at Stansted in February 2000 in a hijacked aircraft; and what the other costs have been of the judicial and quasi-judicial proceedings concerning their cases. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: It is not possible to provide the information requested. For legal aid, a number of claims have yet to be determined and therefore it is not possible at this stage to say what the total costs have been. Nor is it possible to provide the costs for the judicial proceedings. That information, which will include among other things, judicial costs; the costs to the prosecution, witnesses and juror expenses, is not held centrally and could be obtained only at disproportionate costs.
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