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Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether staff working in young offenders' institutions receive training on the management and identification of cases of racism following the inquiry into the murder of Zahid Mubarek at Feltham Young Offenders' Institution in March 2000. 
Fiona Mactaggart: All staff working in young offenders' institutions receive training on the management and identification of cases of racism. The training includes explanations of what constitutes a racist incident and how to report and investigate complaints. It also highlights the importance of taking account of the diversity of individual needs. Training specifically for new officers on race relations includes a session covering the murder of Zahid Mubarek.
Mr. George Howarth: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many young offenders were given custodial sentences in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) age, (b) offence, (c) police force area and (d) length of sentence. 
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John Hemming: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the total amount of carbon dioxide released by private motor vehicles in (a) 1984, (b) 1994 and (c) 2004. 
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Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether he expects the re-routing of the high pressure gas main from its planned route as part of the Crossrail works at Romford to increase the cost of building the depot in Romford. 
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many staff have been employed on the Crossrail project in each year since the project began; and what estimate he has made of the costs of employing them. 
Derek Twigg: I understand from Cross London Rail Links Ltd. (CLRLL) that they employed 32 staff at a cost of £419,000 in 200102, 61 staff at a cost of £2,762,000 in 200203, 85 staff at a cost of £5,020,000 in 200304, and 112 staff at a cost of £5,080,000 in 200405.
The unit that deals with Crossrail sponsorship in the Department, which includes the Crossrail hybrid Bill team, employed seven staff in financial year 200304 at a cost of £261,613, and 17 staff in financial year 200405 at a cost of £642,267.
The potential impact on economic development is a vital part of our appraisal of all proposed transport investment, and is considered carefully in all decisions on the allocation of funds. The Department for Transport assesses new transport
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infrastructure proposals using the New Approach to Appraisal (NATA) guidance. This guidance is published on the web and can be found at www.webTAG.org.uk
Derek Twigg: Train punctuality statistics are collected from detailed data covering all train movements on the national network. Actual times at which trains run are recorded automatically at fixed points around the network.
This percentage forms the basis of the Public Performance Measure (PPM) which is the comprehensive standard measure used to quantify the performance of Britain's passenger railways.
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Dr. Starkey: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress his Department has made in preparing draft regulations to allow the issuing of temporary badges for drivers with a temporary mobility impairment. 
Ms Buck: Draft regulations incorporating a number of changes to the Blue Badge Scheme, including extending the scheme to people with clearly defined temporary disabilities lasting at least 12 months, are currently being finalised by officials. We will be consulting on these shortly with the intention of implementing the changes early next year.
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