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|Table 2: funding for local safety schemes|
In addition local authorities receive revenue support for road safety services via formula grants such as revenue support grant, which they may use at their discretion on initiatives such as the promotion of road safety awareness, education or publicity in schools. The Department for Transport also supplies publicity and education materials to local authorities and schools on request, free of charge.
The Government have also provided some smaller grants to local authorities, for example for road safety demonstration projects, although none in Cornwall.
The Government directly fund road safety measures on trunk roads, although this funding cannot be disaggregated to county level.
12. Chris Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what meetings he has had with Ministers in (a) the Welsh Assembly Government and (b) the UK Government to discuss domestic abuse and abuse in the workplace. 
Huw Irranca-Davies: My right hon. Friend and I have regular meetings with ministerial colleagues in the Welsh Assembly Government and the UK Government, on a wide range of subjects, including domestic abuse and abuse in the workplace.
14. Mr. Baron: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with the Chief Secretary to the Treasury on the Comprehensive Spending Review settlements for the Welsh Assembly Government and Wales Office. 
Mr. Hain: I had constructive discussions with the Chief Secretary during the Comprehensive Spending Review process, which delivered a positive package for Wales giving both the Welsh Assembly Government and the Wales Office the resources to deliver on policy priorities.
Paul Flynn: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform on the development of electricity generated from tidal energy in Wales. 
Mark Pritchard: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he has had with the Ministry of Defence over the time taken to implement the defence training programme at RAF St. Athan. 
Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of inquiries received by his Department from the public were responded to within (a) one week, (b) 14 days, (c) 28 days, (d) two months and (e) three months in the last period for which figures are available; and in what percentage of cases it took (i) over three months and (ii) over one year to respond. 
Andrew Selous: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many staff (a) have applied to work flexible hours and (b) work flexible hours (i) in the Department and (ii) the executive agencies for which the Department is responsible. 
Mr. Roger Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of (a) beef, (b) lamb, (c) pork and (d) dairy products used in his departmental headquarters were imported products in the most recent period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what the office costs for his Department's special advisers for 2007-08 are expected to be, including costs of support staff; and how many full-time equivalent civil servants work in support of such special advisers. 
David Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what entertainment or hospitality members of his Departments management board have received in each of the last three financial years; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what proportion of the increase in the Wales Office budget is intended to meet (a) administrative costs arising from the new arrangements for liaising with the Welsh Assembly Government to draft legislation relevant to Wales and (b) refurbishment of Gwydyr House in Whitehall. 
Mr. Hain: The Wales Office's settlement provides £18.8 million over three years, which amounts to just over £6 million per year to meet the increased demands on the Office. This is around £1 million a year more than the expected out-turn for 2007-08.
It is not possible to detail precisely what proportion of this relates to liaison with the Welsh Assembly Government on legislation. The settlement does not include any planned expenditure on the possible refurbishment of Gwydyr House.
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how much his Department and its agencies spent on managing their corporate identities in the last 12 month period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Hain: In the last five years the Wales Office has not undertaken any renovation or refurbishment projects, only necessary maintenance and office upkeep as a result of recommendations from external accommodation reports.
Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many contracts were awarded by his Department to Opinion Leader Research in each year since 1997; and what was (a) the title and purpose, (b) the cost to the public purse and (c) the dates of (i) tender, (ii) award, (iii) operation and (iv) completion and report to the Department in each case. 
Mr. Bone: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what discussions he had with ministerial colleagues in HM Treasury on the Comprehensive Spending Review settlements for the (a) Welsh Assembly Government and (b) Wales Office. 
Mr. Hain: I had constructive discussions with the chief secretary during the Comprehensive Spending Review process, which delivered a positive package for Wales giving both the Welsh Assembly Government and the Wales Office the resources to deliver on policy priorities.
Fewer factories are proposed for closure than in the companys original plan. The plants in Aberdare, Bridgend, Abertillery and Wrexham are now proposed to remain open while Brynamman and Ystradgynlais plants remain proposed to merge at new site in Neath.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Minister for the Olympics what support is available for (a) Peterborough City Council and (b) other local authorities in Cambridgeshire to develop their strategies and policies in relation to the hosting of the London 2012 Olympics. 
Tessa Jowell: The Local Government Association is supporting local authorities across the UK in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. In addition the Nations and Regions Group, chaired by Charles Allen, coordinates legacy benefits planning across the UK, including in the East of England.
The East of England regional structure has also been reorganised to support the 2012 regional business plan more effectively. The Nations and Regions East (NRE) board has representation from each of the six county areas, which includes councils and the four unitary authorities. NRE is chaired by Cllr Stephen Castle, who is the regional representative on the Nations and Regions Group. Below the Nations and Regions East board is a partnership executive group which includes representation from Peterborough city council and Cambridge county council. Its role is to provide additional support to county level working groups to take forward relevant and appropriate activity to maximise the benefits from 2012.
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