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Steve McCabe: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when the Government will publish (a) updated guidance on cycle friendly infrastructure and (b) final versions of the planned local transport notes on walking and cycling. 
Derek Twigg: We intend to consult on the updated guidance on cycle friendly infrastructure by summer this year, and expect to publish by the end of the year. The local transport notes will follow in due course.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether it is Government policy that the Arts Council England introduce a continuous peer review process for those in receipt of funding; and if she will make a statement. 
Tessa Jowell: Arts Council England (ACE) operates at arm's length from the Government. ACE continuously monitor their Regularly Funded Organisations to ensure public money is well spent and that their objectives are met. In doing this, ACE has sought to minimise administrative burdens.
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 16 February 2006, Official Report, column 2196W, on the British Museum, what the reasons were for the changes in spending between 2001 and 2005. 
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Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what meetings (a) she and (b) Ministers in her Department have held with directors and senior executives of (i) Capita Group plc and (ii) its subsidiaries since 1 January 2004; and whether (A) Capita Group plc and (B) its subsidiaries have provided input (1) in writing and (2) in person to policy discussions in her Department since 1st January 2004. 
Mr. Caborn: I refer the hon. Member to the reply given on 20 December 2005, Official Report, columns 265556W, to the hon. Member for North-East Cambridgeshire (Mr. Moss). Relevant meetings were listed in the earlier reply. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has had no further meetings with overseas casino operators since then.
Mr. Caborn: Since 2001 24 children's hospices have received funding from the Big Lottery Fund, which is the operating name of the National Lottery Charities Board and the New Opportunities Fund, working jointly together.
James Purnell: To set up a television channel on a Digital Terrestrial Television Multiplex, a Digital Programme Service licence is required from Ofcom. To set up a channel on a digital cable network or a satellite platform, a Television Licensable Content Service Licence is required. The licence holder then has to negotiate with one of the platform operators for carriage of the channel.
James Purnell: The Department is committed to achieve the targets under the Framework for Sustainable Development on the Government Estate Part E Energy. The targets include energy efficient measures and energy clauses in estate management contracts.
In order to achieve these targets the Department has developed an energy strategy. This identifies potential savings through effective procurement; monitoring and targeting our consumption by analysing data; carrying out energy surveys of usage; capital investment in energy saving measures such as time controls; and an awareness campaign amongst staff led by the Department's team of environmental champions.
Mr. Swire: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many properties (a) owned and (b) managed by English Heritage (i) the Secretary of State, (ii) the Minister for Sport, (iii) the Minister for Culture and (iv) the Minister for Media and Tourism have visited in an official capacity in the last five years. 
Mr. Lammy: Due to the heavy pressure on her diary, my right hon. Friend, the Secretary of State, has not been able to visit an English Heritage property in an official capacity. She has visited Kenwood House in a private capacity. This property is owned and managed by English Heritage.
As Minister for Culture, I have visited five properties managed by English Heritage. My hon. predecessor, Lord McIntosh of Haringey, visited five properties managed by English Heritage between 2005 and 2003. Between 2003 and 2001, Baroness Blackstone, Minister of State for the Arts, visited four properties managed by English Heritage. Of these one is also owned by English Heritage.
As yet, the Minister for Sport, and the Minister for Creative Industries and Tourism have not had the opportunity to visit any property owned or managed by English Heritage in their official capacities.
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