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However, we do have a figure for the numbers of pools in each London borough for 2004 through the Active Places database. This information is shown in the table. The information includes swimming pools provided by public and private operators.
|Number of pools by London borough in 2004|
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what evaluation procedures are planned in respect of the delivery of the UK School Games by the Youth Sports Trust; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Caborn: The selection of an operator to organise the UK School Games for 2006 and for 2007-11, and the subsequent grant of National Lottery money was a matter for the Millennium Commission. In my capacity as Chair of the Commission, I will write to you on this matter and arrange for copies of my reply to be placed in the Libraries of both Houses in due course.
Mr. Walker: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many local authorities have complied fully with the obligations contained in the Civil Contingencies Act 2004; and if she will make a statement. Edward Miliband: Part 1 of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 establishes a statutory framework for civil protection arrangements at the local level. Responders were given a six-month implementation period to put arrangements in place before the bulk of the duties came fully into force on 14 November 2005. The Act sets out clear roles and responsibilities for local responders (including local authorities) establishing a basis for effective performance assessment.The performance of responders against the requirements set out in the Act is assessed through their existing mainstream performance assessment
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what the total cost was of the Deputy Prime Ministers (a) private office and (b) Central Policy Group within the Cabinet Office in 2001-02. Hilary Armstrong: Support arrangements for Ministers include Private Secretaries, Special Advisers and Parliamentary Branch. The costs of individual Ministers private offices are not separately identifiable, on my departments accounting system, from the overall support costs.The total support costs for all Cabinet Office Ministers in 2001-02 were £2,180,503. This period includes the General Election held in June 2001 and the machinery of government changes which followed. The total cost therefore includes support for three Ministers offices to June 2001, and the Deputy Prime Minister and four additional ministers (one of whom, the Minister without Portfolio, was unpaid) following the General Election. These figures are therefore not representative of the typical annual running costs of Ministers private offices.In addition to this, the total cost in 2001-02 of the Central Policy Group, from its foundation following the 2001 General Election, was £490,932.Both figures include staff pay costs and general office expenditure such as staff travel costs, IT related spend and office equipment costs.
Mr. Weir: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what the value was of each IT contract awarded by the Prime Ministers Office in each of the last five years; and who the contractor was in each case. Mr. McFadden: The Prime Ministers Office is an integral part of the Cabinet Office. The information for the Department cannot be produced in the form requested without incurring disproportionate cost. However, I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Eastleigh (Chris Huhne) on 6 June 2006, Official Report, column 545W.
Mr. Weir: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster which IT contracts awarded by the Prime Ministers Office in each of the last five years have been abandoned; and what the value was in each case. 
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what plans the Government have for the two empty official residences at Admiralty house; and what the estimated (a) capital and (b) rental value is of each of the two flats. Hilary Armstrong: There is currently one flat vacant at Admiralty house. A decision on its allocation will be taken in due course.For information on the capital and rental value of the property, I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to the hon. Member for North East Hertfordshire (Oliver Heald) on 24 January 2005, Official Report, column 136W.Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister paid to the Cabinet Office for the official residence of Deputy Prime Minister in Admiralty House in 2005-06 (a) in total and (b) to cover the cost of (i) rent, (ii) security, (iii) utilities, (iv) facilities management and (v) general maintenance. 
Edward Miliband: The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister paid £173,268 to the Cabinet Office in 2005-06 to cover the cost of rent, security, utilities, facilities management and general maintenance for the official residence of the Deputy Prime Minister in Admiralty House.
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many full-time equivalent staff provide maintenance to the Deputy Prime Ministers official residence under the Cabinet Office contract for the maintenance of Admiralty House. 
Edward Miliband: Admiralty House is one of a number of buildings in London covered by the Cabinet Offices Total Facilities Management contract. Maintenance of all buildings is carried out by a team of 11 engineers, and agency and specialist sub-contractors as required, in accordance with the Output Specification. There are no engineers specifically dedicated to the maintenance of the Deputy Prime Ministers official residence in Admiralty House.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when the Deputy Prime Minister will be chairing the first meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Post Offices; and if she will make a statement. 
Information relating to the proceedings of Cabinet Committees, including when they meet, is generally not disclosed as to do so could harm the frankness and candour of internal discussion.
A list of Cabinet Committees, including the membership and terms of reference of the Ministerial Committee on the Post Office Network (MISC33), is available in the Library for the reference of Members.
Mr. Andrew Turner: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how the £7 million allocated by the Chancellor to the Year of the Volunteer was spent; and what the measurable outcomes of the funding were. 
[holding answer 10 July 2006]: Grants totalling £7.1 million for the England-wide Year of the Volunteer 2005 were made by the Home Office directly to organisations in the Voluntary and Community Sector, who were responsible for the delivery of the Year. The table shows how much grant
was paid to each organisation, and for what purpose. The Year of the Volunteer involved over 3,000 events across the country, 12 themed months promoting different types of volunteering and a very significant media campaign to raise awareness of volunteering overall. An independent Delivery Review, conducted by GFK NOP Social Research and published in April, showed that over a quarter of all adults in England were aware of the year, over 2.2 billion minutes were pledged by the public for volunteering (well exceeding the 1 billion minutes target) and over a third of a million people visited the website. The Year brought together new partners to promote volunteering, including contributions of an additional £2 million worth of free media. The third sector, private sector and Government have built on the success of the year with initiatives such as the continuation of Environmental Volunteering Month in May, and a new Volunteering for All Programme.
|Grants made by the Home Office during the Year of the Volunteer 2005|
|Home Office investment into YV05||Purpose of Grant||Amount invested by the Home Office (£)|
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the unnumbered command papers produced by his Department in each session since 1976; how (a) hon. Members and (b) members of the public can (i) inspect and (ii) obtain copies; and if he will make a statement. 
Documents which are laid before Parliament as Unnumbered Command Papers are generally restricted to Explanatory Notes to Treaties, Explanatory Memorandum to Statutory Instruments and some Treasury Minutes. All other documents are published in the Numbered Command Papers series.
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