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Justine Greening: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether analysis of the costs and benefits of Heathrow expansion was taken into account in the findings of the latest Attitudes to Noise from Aircraft Sources study; and if she will make a statement. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: No. The Attitudes to Noise from Aviation Sources in England study focuses on noise issues. It is not related to specific airport developments and does not compare noise with other impacts of aviation.
Justine Greening: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport whether the findings of the latest Attitudes to Noise from Aircraft Sources study will be used in relation to the forthcoming consultation on Heathrow expansion; and if she will make a statement. 
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much the General Lighthouse Fund (a) received from and (b) paid to the Commissioners of Irish Lights in each of the last 10 years. 
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|(1) Excludes costs for Dun Laoghaire Building Project in years 2006-07 and 2005-06 as these costs were met from the proceeds of the sale of the CIL Headquarters Building in central Dublin in July 2007.|
Mrs. Maria Miller: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate has been made of the number of households between junctions 5 and 7 of the M3 adversely affected by noise from the motorway, broken down by decibel level; when plans for implementing noise reduction measures on this stretch of the motorway will be implemented; whether these plans have changed over the last five years; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Tom Harris: The following table shows the Highways Agencys assessment of the actual number of households between junctions 5 and 7 of the M3 adversely affected by noise from the motorway, broken down by decibel level.
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Three locations, Hatch Warren, Black Dam and Hatch, have been provided with noise barriers. There are two further locations, Mapledurwell and Up Nately, which are being investigated for the possible provision of noise barriers. These lower priority sites will be considered for the programme to commence after 2009-10 subject to the availability of funds.
Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport which Minister has responsibility for (a) the Government Car and Dispatch Agency, (b) Passenger Focus, (c) legislative priorities, (d) relations with devolved administrations, (e) freedom of information, (f) deregulation and (g) finance in her Department; and for what reasons these roles were not set out in the Cabinet Office List of Ministerial Responsibilities, October 2007. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport oversees all policy areas within the Department for Transport, as was specified in the Cabinet Office List of Ministerial Responsibilities. This includes legislative priorities and finance. My colleague, the hon. Member for Glasgow, South (Mr. Harris) leads on rail, including passenger focus. My own responsibilities include the Safety Service Delivery and Logistics Group Agencies, the Government Car and Dispatch Agency being one of these, and better regulation. All Ministers take responsibility for relations with the devolved Administrations and freedom of information as they apply to their areas.
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