Sir Stuart Bell: None. Both companies with which the Church Commissioners have contract hire arrangements provide new cars with new tyres. They also confirm that all tyre replacements are with new tyres.
Mr. Heald: To ask the hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission what guidance the Electoral Commission has produced on the effect of the Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 on political parties and their constituent organisations; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Darling: Reductions in travel time, and improvements in reliability provided by the Highways Agency schemes on the Al/Ml, are generally assessed to have a significantly beneficial impact on the whole economy.
Oil prices have risen well above expectations but the economic effect on Scotland and the rest of the UK has so far been limited and will be less severe than in previous episodes of high prices.
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10. Jim Sheridan: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he last met representatives of the Scottish Road Haulage Association to discuss matters of mutual interest; and what issues were discussed. 
12. Mr. Joyce: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport regarding the potential benefits of the 2012 Olympics for Scotland. 
David Cairns: My right hon. Friend has regular discussions with the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on a range of issues, including the potential benefits for Scotland from the London 2012 Olympics.
Legislation on control of knives is a devolved matter. The Police, Public Order and Criminal Justice (Scotland) Bill, which was published by the Scottish Executive on 3 October, includes provisions to double the maximum penalty for carrying a knife in public from two to four years; will give the police the unconditional power to arrest someone suspected of carrying a knife; and will increase the minimum age for buying a non-domestic knife from 16 to 18.
Glasgow City Council should be congratulated on its bold decision to bid for the Commonwealth Games in 2014. A successful Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, supported by Scottish Ministers, will be a success for Scotland, delivering social and economic benefits to the city and the nation.
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Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what estimate the Valuation Office Agency has made of the number of households in Wales which moved up (a) four council tax bands, (b) five council tax bands and (c) six council tax bands, before the application of transitional relief, in the Welsh council tax revaluation. 
Nick Ainger: At a revaluation, bands are reviewed according to the physical characteristics of the dwelling when the list comes into effect. However, no account is taken of subsequent improvements until either the ownership of the dwelling changes, or there is a further revaluation.
Nick Ainger [holding answer 14 October 2005]: The Government are committed to the principle that, in the conduct of public business and the administration of justice in Wales, the Welsh and English languages should be treated on a basis of equality.
The European Union Constitutional Treaty was translated and is available on the website of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. We will consider translating future European Treaties into Welsh on a case-by-case basis.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many traders have been convicted in the UK for illegally trading in (a) wild animals and (b) products made from animals on the internet in each year since 2000; and if she will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: We are not aware of any convictions for illegal trading of such items on the internet. However, in 2004 a man was given an official police caution for the illegal sale of a sperm whale tooth via an internet auction site. The tooth was confiscated.
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