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To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will congratulate
Shrewsbury borough council on its new sports facility in Sundorne, Shrewsbury. 
Mr. Caborn: I am delighted that the extra investment that the Government are making in community sports facilities and the Governments creation of new, community-focused bodies like the Football Foundation and the Big Lottery Fund have enabled the people of Shrewsbury to benefit from this impressive new Sports Village.
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|(1) Rounded to the nearest £1,000.|
(2) Includes estimated committed funds not yet spent.
Until the launch of Taking Part: The National Survey of Culture, Leisure and Sport in 2005, several of our non-departmental public bodies commissioned their own surveys. Taking Part is a collaborative, cross-sectoral survey which can replace the need for our partner bodies to undertake their own surveys. Therefore it is improving our understanding of cross-sectoral issues, it is a more authoritative source as
the sample size can be increased compared to previous, sector-specific surveys and costs overall can be reduced.
Mr. Letwin: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether her Department has shared information collected from Government-funded surveys with other organisations since 1997. 
Mr. Lammy: Based on the information available at this time, findings from all quantitative surveys of the public have been released publicly, as part of either a statistical release or a press notice.
Mark Durkan: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps her Department is taking to increase availability of access to television audio description among blind and partially-sighted people; and if she will increase the television audio description targets to 20 per cent. 
Mr. Woodward: The Government are committed to extending access to broadcasting services for those who are blind and partially-sighted. In relation to digital switchover, special provision will be made to help registered blind viewers to receive audio description services. My Department is currently considering with the RNIB how we might provide help for households where one person is partially-sighted.
The Department has no plans to increase audio description targets at present. However, we shall want to take account of the results of Ofcoms current review of its statutory code on Television Access Services, in which it has proposed that it would be better to review the statutory target for audio description when it is clearer how many potential beneficiaries will use it.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which 10 tourist attractions in (a) Essex, (b) Hertfordshire and (c) the Metropolitan Police area of London and City of London Police area attracted the largest number of visitors in each of the last two years for which figures are available. 
Mr. Woodward: My Department does not maintain central records of visitors to tourist attractions. However, VisitBritain carries out periodical surveys of regional attractions as part of its work to support and promote tourism across Britain. Estimated visitor numbers for the 10 most popular attractions in these areas for 2003 and 2004 were as follows:
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Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list the nations and territories whose flags will be displayed in Horse Guards Parade and the surrounding area for Trooping the Colour 2006. 
Mr. Lammy: For Trooping the Colour the flags of the Commonwealth nations including the Union Flag are flown along Horse Guards Road. Union Flags are also flown along the Mall and outside Buckingham Palace around the Queen Victoria Memorial. The Union Flag is also flown on Horse Guards Building and on Government Buildings. White Ensigns are also flown from Admiralty Arch.
Trinidad and Tobago
Papua New Guinea
St. Vincent and Grenadines
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