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Mr. Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what funding was provided to Sports England West Midlands in each of the last five years; and what the projected funding allocation is for the 2008-09 financial year. 
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Robert Key: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will list the UK members of the International Council on Monuments and Sites; and by whom each was (a) nominated and (b) appointed. 
|(1) Of which £4,000 was provided by Historic Scotland|
Mr. Lammy: The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) does not receive grants through my Department. However, grants to its UK National CommitteeICOMOS-UK, are made by English Heritage.
This funding supports ICOMOS-UKs World Heritage work in England, which includes: training and capacity building, communications/awareness raising; provision of advice on World Heritage nominations and management plans and on periodic reporting; advice on the implications of development proposals in World Heritage sites in England. Funding also supports the strengthening of ICOMOS-UKs role on the international agenda, in particular through promoting best practice from the UK on World Heritage.
Danny Alexander: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate she has made of the impact of additional Lottery funding for the London Olympics on future Lottery funding in Scotland. 
Of the relevant UK-wide distributing bodies, the Heritage Lottery Fund will make a contribution towards the additional £675 million of £90.2 million; and the Big Lottery Fund will make a contribution of £425 million.
It is for these distributors to determine the proportion of their funding which goes to Scotland. No money will be taken before 2009, grants already made need not be affected and we have agreed with the Big Lottery Fund that resources for the voluntary and community sector will be protected.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much was distributed to sports clubs (a) to pay Lottery awards and (b) to meet administrative costs by each of the five sports Lottery distributors in 2006-07. 
Drawdown figures (rounded) Source: Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Administration cost figures S ource: Sports Councils
Jim Cousins: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate she has made of the cost of delivering the transport strategy of the Olympic Delivery Authority; in what years it will be incurred; and what estimate she has made of the expenditure in each (a) region and (b) county. 
The majority of the contracts needed to deliver this strategy have yet to be procured and information relating to their potential value is commercially sensitive. Releasing detailed regional information at this stage may prejudice the ability of the Olympic Delivery Authority to achieve value for money.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) on what date the updated figures on the cost of the Olympics provided to her Department by PricewaterhouseCoopers in September 2004 were shown to (a) officials and (b) Ministers at HM Treasury; 
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) provided a report to my Department entitled Olympic and Lower Lea Valley Costing Validation Review in July 2004.
Copies of this report have been placed in the Libraries of the House. PWC did not provide an update on these figures in September 2004. Rather, my officials continued to update the July figures provided by PWC, in light of emerging information. The final figures were agreed with HM Treasury prior to the submission of the Candidate File.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 22 May 2007, Official Report, column 1177W, on the Olympic Games: Greater London, for what reasons the transport projects were not transferred to Transport for London. 
Tessa Jowell: The three transport projects concern changes to mainline rail infrastructure as part of the London 2012 Olympic Games delivery programme. They do not affect the modes for which Transport for London has responsibility.
Tessa Jowell: The London Development Agency (LDA) is responsible for making estimates of land values for the purposes of commercial negotiations, but these are commercially sensitive and necessarily confidential.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if she will take steps to ensure that all official merchandise, equipment and clothing produced for the London 2012 Olympic Games are produced in facilities where international labour standards are respected, including the International Labour Organisation Core Conventions, and the relevant provisions of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; and if she will make a statement. 
Tessa Jowell: We will work with our partners and other Government Departments to explore how the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games can incorporate ethical and fair trade, and in turn bring positive impacts to poor people in developing countries.
The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), which will deliver the gamesand the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA)responsible for building the venuesare committed to promoting ethical principles consistent with the Olympic Charter.
LOCOG requires all its suppliers to comply with the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Base Code, and is working with the Playfair Alliance and the ETI to develop a practical approach to raising the bar. The ETI Base Code is derived from the core conventions of the International Labour Organisation.
LOCOG has recently appointed its Head of Procurement who is developing the policies that will inform procurement when it comes on line mainly in 2009. In addition, LOCOG and the ODA have regular meetings with representatives of the Playfair Alliance and the ETI to inform relevant procurement policies.
The ODA seeks to work with suppliers who have a good track record in human rights and using goods and materials produced ethically. This includes seeking suppliers who operate within the laws of their country, who do not have discriminatory practices and who do not use child or bonded labour.
The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) will announce details of contracts it has awarded once the contractual negotiations have concluded, as in the case of the award of the Primary Substation contract announced on 7 June 2007.
Mr. Caborn: The utilities contracts for Olympic Park are being procured under a commercially confidential process by the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA). Releasing detailed information at this stage may prejudice the ability of the ODA to achieve value for money.
Mr. Caborn: The utilities contracts for the Olympic Park are being procured in accordance with the Olympic Delivery Authority procurement policy, which in turn is compliant with UK and European public procurement legislation, intended to ensure fairness in the competitive processes.
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