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Her Majesty's Government objective for the 6th World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference in Hong Kong is to achieve a package that
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(i) is pro-development, (ii) helps build a more competitive European economy and (iii) allows a conclusion to the current trade roundthe Doha Development Agendaby the end of 2006.
Mike Penning: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the average fee for a licence paid by amateur sports clubs is following the implementation of the Licensing Act 2003; and if she will make a statement. 
James Purnell: The data is not available. However, we estimate that most amateur sports clubs will fall within fee bands A and B. As regards a premises licence or a club premises certificate, clubs falling within Band A (non domestic rateable value between £0 and £4,300) will pay a fee of £100 for any conversion, new application or variation, with an annual charge of £70 thereafter, while clubs falling within Band B (non domestic rateable value from £4,301 to £33,000) will pay a fee of £190 and an annual charge of £180.
Shona McIsaac: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many concessionary television licences for (a) over-75s and (b) blind people were issued in each constituency in the Yorkshire and Humber region in each of the past two years. 
James Purnell: TV Licensing, who administer television licence fee concessions as agents for the BBC, are not able to provide geographical breakdowns of the number of concessionary licences issued. However, according to Department for Work and Pensions records, the number of households with at least one person aged 75 or over claiming the winter fuel payment in each constituency in the Yorkshire and Humber region in 200405 was
|Constituency||Households with a person aged 75 or over claiming the winter fuel payment, 200405|
|Barnsley, East and Mexborough||5,015|
|Barnsley, West and Penistone||5,065|
|Batley and Spen||4,390|
|Beverley and Holderness||5,910|
|Brigg and Goole||5,145|
|Haltemprice and Howden||5,960|
|Harrogate and Knaresborough||5,990|
|Kingston upon Hull, East||5,350|
|Kingston upon Hull, North||3,805|
|Kingston upon Hull, West and Hessle||5,020|
|Leeds, North East||5,580|
|Leeds, North West||5,300|
|Morley and Rothwell||4,960|
|Pontefract and Castleford||4,780|
|Scarborough and Whitby||7,250|
|Skipton and Ripon||6,795|
|Vale of York||6,010|
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people in her Department (a) were relocated in 200405 and (b) are expected to be relocated in 200506 following the Lyons Review; where they have been relocated; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Lammy: DCMS's headcount has fallen by six since 1 April 2004. There have been no cost savings relating to IT projects. In 200405, DCMS's efficiency programme achieved savings totalling £28.5 million. Planned efficiency in 200506 total £152 million, against a programme target of £87 million. These savings have been made, or are expected to be made, in programmes across DCMS, the NDPBs it sponsors and local authority culture and leisure sectors.
Mr. Iain Wright:
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much money from the
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Football Foundation has been awarded in the Hartlepool constituency in each year since the organisation was founded. 
Mr. Caborn: Funding broken down by constituency is not available, but the overall approved total of funds committed to the Hartlepool region since the Football Foundation's creation in 200001 is £2,961,587.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many full-time equivalent employee reductions have been made as a result of the Gershon review; what (a) cost savings relating to IT projects and (b) total value of efficiency savings (i) were achieved in 200405 and (ii) are expected to be achieved in 200506; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Lammy: The Department has no plans to relocate any people following the Lyons Review. However, in the non-departmental public bodies for which the Department is responsible, 12 posts in the Arts Council were relocated to Cambridge in 200405 and in 200506 there are plans to transfer 30 posts in the Big Lottery Fund to Newcastle.
Mr. Caborn: I always welcome contributions and ideas regarding the way we fund and administer the delivery of sport. I therefore read the Independent Sports Review with interest and noted its recommendations. I have not held any recent discussions on the report.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many of the IT projects costing over £1 million in use in her Department and introduced since 1997 have been scrutinised by the Public Accounts Committee; and if she will list them. 
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