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I am informed that as the Police Central Process Office (CPO) use accommodation within the existing Police Estate, the use of this incurs no direct rental or accommodation costs to the CPO and no figures are available.
Mr. Lidington: To ask the Solicitor-General pursuant to the answer of 22 January 2007, Official Report, column 1443W, if he will make a further statement on the progress made in the inquiry by Peter Scott QC into the criticisms of the Northern Ireland Office made by Mr. Justice Girvan. 
Since then, Mr. Scott has had meetings with a total of eight witnesses, three in Belfast at the end of March and five in London at the beginning of May. He has made further enquiries of other witnesses in the light of those meetings, most of whom have now responded. Mr. Scott expects to be in a position to submit his report to the Attorney-General in due course.
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what discussions she has had with the First Minister of the Welsh Assembly Government on celebrations for the 50th Anniversary of Prince Charles' investiture as Prince of Wales. 
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what celebrations her Department has planned for the 50th Anniversary of Prince Charles' investiture as Prince of Wales. 
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what public funds her Department plans to make available for celebrations to mark the 50th Anniversary of Prince Charles' investiture as Prince of Wales. 
Mr. Swire: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many of the recommendations of the Goodison report for which her Department has responsibility have been implemented; and what plans she has to implement further such recommendations. 
Mr. Lammy: The Goodison report made 45 recommendations and 29 have already been addressed by a range of different bodies, including my Department. We are continuing to explore ways in which elements of the other proposals might be implemented to best effect.
Mr. Lammy: My Department had a number of discussions with the Treasury following publication of the Goodison report and discussions are ongoing on a wide range of related issues concerning the cultural sector.
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Mr. Lammy: Arts and Business, funded by my Department through Arts Council England, has promoted the tax incentives available to private donors through training for arts institutions and through their 2006 Individual Giving Manual publication. My Department is also working with Arts and Business on a tax guide for arts institutions, which will include updated information following the changes announced in the last budget.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much and what percentage of the Big Lottery Fund's grants have been made to charities registered with the Charity Commission in each of the last three years. 
Mr. Caborn: The following figures reflect how much and what percentage of the Big Lottery Fund's grants have been made to charities registered with the Charity Commission in each of the last three years. These figures do not include Awards for All.
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Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what recent assessment her Department has made of the merits of different forms of (a) ownership and (b) funding of Channel 4; 
Mr. Woodward: DCMS has made no recent assessment of the merits of different forms of ownership of Channel 4. The Government believe Channel 4 plays a key role as a publicly owned broadcaster providing a distinctive contribution to public service broadcasting. The Government recognise Channel 4 is likely to face financial pressures in the future that may have implications for its ability to deliver fully its public service remit. We therefore welcome Ofcoms current review of Channel 4's financial prospects and will take a close interest in the outcome. In the meantime, we are considering the possible case for short term forms of assistance to Channel 4.
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list the official ministerial residences allocated to Ministers in her Department; and what the total annual cost is of running each. 
Tim Farron: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate she has made of the cost to individuals in Westmorland and Lonsdale arising from the need to purchase new equipment to enable them to receive the full range of television stations after switchover to digital in 2008. 
Mr. Woodward: On 8 November 2005, Ofcom published research by the Generics Group which examined the cost and power consumption implications of digital switchover for UK households. The report estimates that for those households that incur a cost as a result of switchover, the actual cost will depend on the equipment requiring conversion and the level of voluntary conversion carried out before switchover. Typical non-voluntary costs for TV and recorders in households containing an average collection of reception equipment are therefore estimated to range from £26 to £153.
Robert Neill: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the timescale is for the publication of the revised Memorandum of Understanding between the Government and the Mayor of London on the new funding arrangements and share of future land sales relating to the 2012 Olympic Games. 
Tessa Jowell [holding answer 7 June 2007]: The revision of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government and the Mayor of London is in progress. It will be published as soon as possible, following its agreement.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the process is by which the locations of pre-games training camps for the London 2012 Olympics will be selected; and if she will make a statement. 
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG)
has set up a process to identify suitable facilities across the UK for inclusion in the pre-Games Training Camp Guide, which will be provided to all National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) to aid them in identifying appropriate venues and sites for their training camps. The deadline for facilities to register themselves for inclusion in the Guide was 31 January 2007.
With over 700 applications received, there has been a tremendous level of interest from potential facilities around the UK. The process now is to assess the applications to identify which ones meet the stringent criteria for inclusion in the guide. Initial collation of information was carried out by the Nations and Regions Group and LOCOG are now carrying out an assessment and selection process. The London 2012 Organising Committee have created a steering group to oversee the process which includes experts on training camps from the British Olympic Association, British Paralympic Association and other UK sporting bodies.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether she plans to transfer responsibility and funding of high performance programmes in non-Olympic sports from Sport England to UK Sport. 
Mr. Caborn: While the Government keep under review the roles and responsibilities of the public agencies for sport, there are no immediate plans to transfer responsibility and funding of high performance programmes in non-Olympic sports from Sport England to UK Sport.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding has been awarded by Sport England for high performance programmes in non-Olympic sports in each of the last three years, broken down by sport. 
Mr. Caborn: Prior to April 2005, national governing bodies were awarded funding by Sport England specifically to support their World Class Performance programmes. The following awards were made to non-Olympic sports for the period April 2004 to March 2005:
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