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Dawn Primarolo: Regarding the cost of foreign visits, I refer the right hon. Member to the answers given to the hon. Member for Meriden (Mrs. Spelman) on 19 January 2006, Official Report, column 1502W, and 28 February 2006, Official Report, column 685W.
For clarification it should be noted that the costs quoted for foreign travel are exclusive of subsistence. Subsistence for foreign trips is included within the figures quoted for the Agency as a whole. Separate figures for subsistence claimed for foreign trips are not readily obtainable and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Lynne Jones: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether it is permitted under EU VAT rules to extend the zero rates applied to the services of providing, extending or adapting a bathroom or washroom and those areas covered in section 6 of VAT reliefs for disabled people (HMRC Reference: Notice 701/7, August 2002) to other areas in the private residences or residential accommodation of disabled people. 
Barbara Follett: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Department for Trade and Industry on developing micro-finance programmes tailored to the needs of women entrepreneurs. 
John Healey: HM Treasury Ministers and officials have regular meetings with counterparts in the Department of Trade and Industry and other departments, and with other organisations in both the public and private sectors, to discuss a wide range of issues as part of the normal processes of enterprise policy analysis and development.
Mark Lazarowicz: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the status is of the draft regulations covering ship-to-ship transfer of oil and other chemicals in UK territorial seas; and when he expects to introduce the final regulations. 
Dr. Ladyman: The secondary legislation which will regulate ship-to-ship transfers within the limits of the UK's territorial sea is in draft. The Department expects to consult on it in the summer, with a view to its coming into force later in the year.
Mr. Carmichael: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much has been spent by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in each of the last five years on (a) television, (b) poster, (c) radio, (d) newsprint and (e) other advertising. 
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Derek Twigg: [holding answer 21 March 2006]: The Civil Aviation Authority only approves flight profiles that are safe and avoid over-flight of densely populated areas as far as is possible. However, flight profiles must be compatible with international route design requirements and this inevitably results in some over-flight of built-up areas by flights servicing major UK airports.
(2) how many (a) pedestrians, (b) road vehicle users, (c) train passengers and (d) other members of the public have been (i) injured and (ii) killed at level crossings in each police force area in each of the last eight years; 
Derek Twigg: Details on the number of different types of level crossing and number of different types of incidents are given in the Health and Safety Executive's annual reports on rail safety, copies of which are in the House Library. Information on the number of different types of crossing is broken down into Network Rail's regional territories but information on incidents is given only for Great Britain. Neither HSE nor the rail industry record data by police force area.
Dr. Ladyman: Following consultation, the Department is introducing a formula for the distribution of the Integrated Transport block progressively over five years from 200607. Details are published on the Department's website at http://www.dft.gov.uk/stellent/qroups/dft_localtrans/documents/page/dft_localtrans 610731.pdf
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) vehicles and (b) heavy goods vehicles travel between junctions 11A and 20 on the M6 on average each day in the last period for which figures are available. 
Dr. Ladyman: The following table provides the average number of vehicles and heavy goods vehicles using the M6 on each weekday in 2005 for each junction to junction link between junction 11 A, north of Birmingham and junction 20, south of Warrington.
Dr. Ladyman: The West Midlands to North West Multi-Modal Study report was published on 3 May 2002. A copy of this report was placed in the Library of both Houses at the time of publication. Chapter 7 of this report provides an implementation programme for the Study's recommendations.
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