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ACE directly funds 91 art galleries and DCMS sponsors three major national art galleries: the National Gallery; the National Portrait Gallery; and the Tate. In addition, two of the national museums we sponsor, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Wallace Collection, hold substantial art collections.
John Thurso: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many civil servants in her Department have (a) been relocated and (b) been agreed for relocation in the last 12 months; and to which areas of the United Kingdom. 
Mr. Byrne: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the most recent figures are for her Department's budget (a) in 200506 and (b) in each year for which projections have been made, broken down by budget sub-head. 
I have therefore set out as follows the summary details of the resource budget allocations to the Department's sectors arising from the Spending Review. The information requested will be available in the Department's Annual Report which is expected to be published at the end of April.
|Museums, Galleries and Libraries||549,188||578,115||596,115||620,115|
|Museums and Galleries||384,883||400,126||415,605||423,400|
|Heritage (including Royal Parks)||179,578||180,858||182,358||188,858|
|National Heritage Memorial Fund||||||||5,000|
|Quality and Innovation fund for Culture||0||0||0||6,000|
|Broadcasting and CI||123,660||123,151||123,151||123,751|
|Film Council UK||24,154||23,545||23,545||23,545|
|Football Licensing Authority||1,128||1,264||1,264||1,264|
Tessa Jowell: The plans for the London 2012 Olympic venues have been developed in close co-operation with sports bodies to ensure that, if the bid is successful, facilities meet the needs of sports in the capital and around the country for many years to come.
On 16 March, Sport England launched Active Places Power, which has been designed to help local authorities and sports organisations to identify gaps in provision and to form strategies for sports facility investment. This will be particularly important if London stages the 2012 Olympic games, in order to plan for new training venues around the country.
At present, the UK does not have adequate training facilities for domestic or visiting athletes and the new Lee Valley athletics centre, at Pickett's Lock, is just one example of a facility that will help to meet this shortfall, thus complimenting the proposed Olympic venue competition provision.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what criteria were used in making the decision to locate the new athletics facility for London announced on 21 March at Pickett's Lock rather than the proposed site for London 2012. 
Tessa Jowell: The decision to locate a new athletics centre in the Lee Valley, at Pickett's Lock, was taken in 2002 by UK Athletics following a detailed site selection exercise. The overall selection criteria included: site compatibility; lottery funding criteria; capital viability; revenue viability; deliverability and readiness; location; planning permission; transportation; regeneration and other miscellaneous issues in relation to support for elite athletes.
The Lee Valley athletics centre will be completed in 2006 and is part of UK Athletics' London wide strategy to have a synthetic outdoor track in every London borough, supported by a range of indoor centres across London.
At present, the UK does not have adequate training facilities for domestic or visiting athletes and the Lee Valley athletics centre will help to meet this shortfall, thus complimenting the proposed Olympic venue competition provision.
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Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what Sport England's policy is on sports' national governing bodies discussing reductions in their funding with the media. 
Mr. Caborn: Sport England announced its four-year funding for 32 National Governing Bodies of Sport on 1 February 2005. All Governing Bodies were informed of these decisions prior to the publication of the funding media release on the Sport England website. Substantial press coverage followed the announcement, with both increases and decreases in funding widely covered. The Governing Bodies were at full liberty to discuss their funding with key internal and external audiences. Sport England has not changednor does it intend to changethis policy of open discussion.
Tessa Jowell: In accordance with the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments, the panel offered Ministers a choice of candidates judged to be suitable against the established selection criteria.
Malcolm Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the value was of business supported by the Export Credits Guarantee Department for Rolls-Royce under interim anti-bribery and corruption arrangements between May and November 2004. 
Malcolm Bruce: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the value was of business supported by the Export Credits Guarantee Department for BAE Systems under interim anti-bribery and corruption arrangements between May and November 2004. 
Harry Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what changes there have been in the rules in respect of bribery and corruption in contracts involving UK businesses in recent months; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Alexander: ECGD introduced new anti-bribery and corruption procedures in May 2004. Revised procedures came into force on 1 December 2004, which took account of concerns expressed by customers and their representative trade associations about the workability of some aspects of the procedures.
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