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Mr. Steen: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many new homes have had solar panels installed during their construction in each of the last three years; and how many of these were subsidised with public funding. 
Malcolm Wicks [holding answer 18 January 2007]: The Government do not hold information on the number of solar panels installed in new constructions. Under the Solar PV Major Demonstration Programme, the following installations were completed over the past three years.
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Helen Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps were taken to estimate the market value of Westinghouse Engineering before its sale in 2006; and who advised the Government on the sale. 
Malcolm Wicks: BNFLs advisors N. M. Rothschild presented a detailed valuation of Westinghouse for the BNFL Board to consider at its monthly Board meeting on 26 May 2005. As part of its responsibility for the BNFL shareholding, the Shareholder Executive handled the sale on behalf of Government. The Shareholder Executive has in-house investment banking and accountancy expertise to handle transactions of this type but the team also used Deloitte for strategic investment advice and had direct access to N. M. Rothschild throughout.
Mr. Lammy: Government support for church music is primarily channelled through Arts Council England. From 2003-04 to 2005-06, Arts Council England has funded activity with a choral/gospel element or focus in excess of £1.45 million. This has supported the development, touring and promotion of choral and gospel music throughout England.
In addition, Government funds grants for 80-85 exceptionally talented young choristers to attend independent Cathedral or Collegiate Choir Schools each year, helping to maintain Britains renowned choral heritage. The total grant allocation for the scholarship scheme in the school year 2006-07 is £151,000. Government also provide funding of around £50,000 per year to Choir schools to fund outreach activities. On 16 January 2007, the Secretary of State for Education and Skills announced extra money to significantly extend this outreach activity at the Music Manifesto State of Play conference in London.
The Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme gives grants to churches and faith groups equal to the VAT that is incurred in making repairs. While the scheme primarily supports fabric repairs, in the 2006 Budget, the scheme was extended to cover some fixtures and fittings, including organs. To date, almost £103,000 has been paid out towards organ repairs. Overall, the scheme has made grants of around £52 million since 2001.
Mr. Galloway: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport on what dates Ministers in her Department made official visits to the London boroughs of (a) Tower Hamlets, (b) Newham and (c) Waltham Forest in each year since 1997. 
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Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many pieces from the Government Art Collection have been stolen in each of the last 10 years; what the value of the art stolen was; and what measures have been taken to recover them. 
Mr. Lammy: The only works of art in the Government Art Collection which have been reported stolen over the last 10 years are five paintings from the UK ambassadors temporary residence in Buenos Aires, in 2001. The estimated value of these works was £240,000. The police authorities were informed, the works were placed on the Art Loss Register, and the art market is monitored for their possible reappearance.
Mr. Lammy: This information is not held centrally, as focusing on the number of closures is less helpful as a measure of overall provision than the net number of public library service points in each year. This data, broken down by individual London borough, is published annually in the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) Public Library Statistics Actuals. Copies are held in the House Library.
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what (a) public private partnerships and (b) private finance initiatives are planned as part of the preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games. 
Tessa Jowell: The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) will investigate public-private partnerships and private finance initiatives as part of individual procurements subject to the overarching constraint to deliver the games on time. This means that the ODA will seek private sector investment in utilities and other assets which have long-term investment potential.
Tessa Jowell [holding answer 16 January 2007]: The amount of public funding will depend on the outcome of current negotiations between the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) and their private sector partners in the project. The ODA is working to minimise the amount of public funding that will be required, in the context of existing contractual arrangements and the discussions about their development partner for the project.
Tessa Jowell [holding answer 16 January 2007]: It is too early at this time to provide firm figures for security costs for London 2012. Those costs are being reviewed, and we will continue to work with all relevant security organisations, including the Home Office and the Metropolitan Police Service and other agenciestogether with Her Majestys Inspectorate of Constabularyto clarify and verify longer term issues, actions and costs, and to ensure we have a safe and secure games.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much public sector investment will be required to (a) build and (b) convert the broadcast and media centre for the London 2012 Olympics. 
Tessa Jowell [holding answer 16 January 2007]: The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) has advised that the exact layout and configuration of the international broadcast centre and media and press centre is still being finalised with the International Olympic Committee. It is therefore not possible to give a precise figure at this stage. The ODA has also advised that to provide figures at this point could be prejudicial to obtaining best value for money from the tendering process which will not begin until later this year.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will provide a breakdown by main budget heading of the new Olympic Delivery Authority budget that she gave in evidence before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee on 21 November 2006. 
Tessa Jowell [holding answer 28 November 2006]: The new or additional elements of expenditure for the Olympic Park that make up the £900 million that I announced at the Culture, Media and Sport Committee on 21 November 2006 include provision for:
ODA Delivery Costs (£400 million): This reflects a detailed review of the ODA administration requirements for the programme including the estimated costs of the delivery partner. The delivery partner will provide the level and quantity of experience and skill needed to deliver the Olympic Park project and to undertake effective project and programme management and cost control. The additional costs cover this, accommodation and site mobilisation and ODA staff costs.
Construction Inflation: A 1 per cent. point per annum increase in inflation costs is required in order to reflect post-bid increases in inflation;
Additional Security costs: reflecting the need for increased investment in site security post 7 July 2005. This does not include general policing costs which fall outside the core costs of the Olympic Park;
Olympic Village and International Broadcasting Centre/Media and Press Centre: Some public investment will be necessary to underpin the private sector investment in these facilities but these are both subject to commercial negotiation about what the level of private sector investment will be.
These cost increases will be reflected in the ODAs budget which is due to be determined in the next few
months. They do not include VAT or programme contingency, which as I told the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on 21 November, are a matter for discussion in Government.
Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what action her Department (a) has undertaken and (b) is planning to improve quality of life in Coventry, with particular reference to sporting and cultural activities. 
Mr. Lammy [holding answer 18 January 2007]: The programmes supporting sporting and cultural provision offered by my Department and its non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) are available in all towns of England, including Coventry.
The UK Film Council has made a number of awards supporting film and cinema in the Coventry area, including the Cinema Access Programme Equipment award which was for the installation of captioning and audio-description equipment in Coventry odeon. This award was made as part of the UKFCs scheme to improve accessibility to cinema for people with sensory impairments.
Screen West Midlands provides cultural support to Coventry in a number of ways, including supporting childrens projects with the Little Herberts at the Herbert gallery, animation projects with BBC Coventry and Sent to Coventry a project designed to develop and showcase new talent on the Community Channel. Screen West Midlands has also used its funding to encourage diversity in film, through Screen Rootz a film-making project targeting black and Asian ethnicities.
English Heritage has given significant support to several schemes within Coventry in recent years. Grants totalling £300,000 have been offered to historic buildings in Coventry since 2000 including the two cathedrals. English Heritage worked in partnership with Coventry city council and the developers in the Millennium square development, the focal point of the Phoenix project, to create this new open space in the centre of the city.
The Listed Places of Worship grant scheme, which returns the equivalent of the VAT incurred in repairing listed church buildings, has contributed £3,964 to works at Coventry cathedral, and £60,133 to Holy Trinity church.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has made awards totalling £11,221,240 to Coventry since 1994. These include grants totalling £4,787,000, awarded to Coventry city council for the ongoing redevelopment of the Herbert Art gallery and museum and a further £999,000 which has helped to regenerate the Coventry Transport museum as part of the citys wider Phoenix Initiative.
We are committed to the potential benefits of the 2012 Olympic games and Paralympic games being maximised across the whole of the UK, and are working closely with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and the Nations and Regions Group, which brings together representatives from every nation and region. Coventry and Warwickshire have also set up their own 2012 Management Group, to pursue 2012 opportunities for the county.
9. Mr. Bellingham: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next expects to meet representatives of business organisations in Scotland to discuss the impact of central Government regulation. 
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