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In addition, DFID contributes through multi-lateral channels, particularly through the Inter American Development Bank, the World Bank, European
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Commission and the United Nations. Information on our contribution through multi-lateral channels is only available until 2003:
Shona McIsaac: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects the remaining sections of the A180 in north east Lincolnshire to be resurfaced with low-noise materials; and if he will make a statement. 
Dr. Ladyman: The remaining sections of the A180 will be resurfaced with quieter materials as follows: Croxton to Ulceby in 200809 and Barnetby to Croxton in 200910 when maintenance becomes due; this is subject to the availability of funding.
Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the total administrative costs of his core Department were in the last period for which figures are available; and whether these are regarded as (a) identifiable and (b) non-identifiable for the purposes of public expenditure statistical analyses. 
Ms Buck: The total administration costs for the core Department for Transport, as shown in Note 10 of the Resource Accounts for 200405 (HC 476), were £152,559,000. All of this expenditure is 'identifiable' for the purposes of the Public Expenditure Statistical Analyses (PESA) published by the Treasury.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will visit Canvey Island to assess the need for an additional access route for the island from the Northwick area; and if he will make a statement. 
Dr. Ladyman: The need for an additional access road to Canvey Island is not at present a matter for assessment by the Secretary of State but one for consideration by the local planning and transport authorities. I understand that, accordingly, Essex county council is currently progressing work looking at the feasibility of a link between Canvey and Thurrock and expects to consider the preliminary results of these investigations in the spring.
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will introduce legislation to require car manufacturers to ensure exhaust pipes on motor vehicles are fitted on the off-side; and if he will make a statement. 
Dr. Ladyman: It would be difficult to impose legislation to require exhaust pipes to be positioned only on the off-side, bearing in mind the overall design constraints of individual vehicles, the economies of scale that would be lost and the conflict with European internal market objectives.
The effectiveness of such a measure would also be questionable given the significant reduction in exhaust pollutants that are now being achieved from new vehicles and which are set to reduce even further as emission standards are progressively tightened.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many crimes were reported to British Transport Police in each of the last five years in (a) England, (b) London, (c) each London borough and (d) each London (i) underground, (ii) mainline and (iii) interchange station in relation to (A) violence against the person, (B) sexual offences, (C) theft of passenger property and (D) robbery, broken down by gender; and whether the crime was reported by a member of (1) the public and (2) rail staff in each case. 
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many fatalities of pedestrians have been caused by cyclists (a) on the road, (b) on pavements and (c) off-road in each of the last five years. 
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