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Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland 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. 
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many calls have been received by the Police Service of Northern Irelands 0845 600 8000 line; how many (a) arrests and (b) convictions have resulted from information received on this line; and how much it has cost to operate this service in the last 12-month period for which figures are available. 
Paul Goggins: The number of calls made to the Police Service of Northern Irelands telephone number for non-emergency calls, 0845 600 8000, in each of the last 12 months is set out in the following table.
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Mr. Yeo: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what assessment his Department has made of the likely effect on UK domestic gas and electricity bills of maintaining British Summer Time in winter and introducing double British Summer Time in summer. 
Mr. McFadden: We consider that the present situation is a satisfactory compromise between those who prefer lighter mornings and those who prefer lighter evenings and we are not convinced that a change to our wintertime and summertime arrangements would be in the best interests of the UK.
Portugal experimented with a move to central European time (1992-96) and we understand their Government concluded that there was insignificant energy saving to offset the negative impact of the change and reverted to Greenwich Mean Time.
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what the evidential basis is for the figure of 7.5 per cent. of Britain's total energy coming from nuclear sources, with reference to the Prime Minister's speech to the Worldwide Fund for Nature forum at the Foreign Press Association on 19 November. 
Malcolm Wicks: In terms of energy inputs (i.e. the quantity of fuels used directly or converted into other forms of energy such as electricity or petroleum products) nuclear accounts for 7.5 per cent. of the UK's demand for primary fuels (rounding to the nearest 0.5 per cent.). The figures behind this percentage are as follows. They can be found in this Department's National Statistics publication, Energy Trends, September 2007, Table 1.2:
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In terms of energy consumed, nuclear accounts for 19 per cent. of the electricity generated in the UK and electricity accounts for 18.5 per cent. of the energy used in the UK. Hence nuclear accounts for 3.5 per cent. of the energy used in the UK (19 per cent. of 18.5 per cent.).
Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform whether sub-postmasters whose post offices have been proposed for closure are permitted to speak publicly against that closure without putting their compensation package at risk. 
Mr. McFadden: A sub-postmaster is able to respond to the consultation as much as any other member of the public and we would not look to reduce their compensation simply because they do not agree with the decision.
Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what proportion of overall energy needs is met by wind power in (a) Ribble Valley, (b) Lancashire and (c) England. 
The Department does not hold statistics for wind power generation in (a) the Ribble Valley or (b) at a county level. However, according to the latest statistics published in the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics, 2007 (DUKES), 1.1 per
cent. of the electricity generated in the UK in 2006 was from onshore and offshore wind, up from 0.7 per cent. in 2005. The corresponding percentage for (c) England is not yet available for 2006, but in 2005 it was 0.2 per cent.
Mr. Marshall: To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission what estimate has been made of the monetary value of the accommodation, facilities and services provided to the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association for its headquarters in 7 Millbank in each of the last five years; and what the figure is expected to be in 2007-08. 
Nick Harvey: The resource cost of accommodation, facilities and services used by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association for its international secretariat in 7 Millbank is estimated to have been around £150,000 per annum since 2002-03. A similar cost is expected in 2007-08.
Mr. Vara: To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission whether doses of the antiviral drug Tamiflu have been purchased by the House authorities for use by their staff in the event of an influenza pandemic. 
No doses of the antiviral drug Tamiflu have been purchased by the House authorities for use
by their staff in the event of an influenza pandemic. There is, however, a project in place to co-ordinate and refresh the House's business continuity and disaster recovery plans. Flu pandemic planning is included in the scenarios that are being considered and arrangements are commensurate with the national framework for responding to an influenza pandemic.
Mr. Keetch: To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission when defibrillators were installed at the Palace of Westminster; how many times they have been used; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what public service agreement targets were set in the latest Comprehensive Spending Review for (a) his Department, (b) its agencies and (c) non-departmental public bodies for which his Department has responsibility. 
James Purnell: Within the new performance framework announced as part of the comprehensive spending review, all public service agreements (PSAs) will be cross-governmental. DCMS will act as lead department for PSA22, to
deliver a successful Olympic Games and Paralympic Games with a sustainable legacy and get more children and young people taking part in high-quality PE and school sport.
Raise the productivity of the UK economy (PSA1)
Improve the health and well-being of children and young people (PSA12)
Increase the number of children and young people on the path to success (PSA14)
Address the disadvantage that individuals experience because of their gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief (PSA15)
Increase long-term housing supply and affordability (PSA20)
Build more cohesive, empowered and active communities (PSA21)
Mr. Sutcliffe [holding answer 26 November 2007]: I have not had a meeting to discuss the issue of Olympic target pistol shooters. This issue is being taken forward by colleagues at the Home Office who have recently secured agreement in principle from the Ministry of Defence on use of their ranges by a small squad of elite pistol shooters. To enable this to take place, the Home Secretary will need to use her powers under section 5 of the Firearms Act 1968 and I understand she has written to the First Minister for Scotland about the proposed arrangements and to establish whether he intends to exercise his powers in respect of Scotland.
Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many officials in (a) his Department and (b) each of its agencies have private health insurance provided as part of their employment package. 
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 13 November 2007, Official Report, column 106W, on the Legacy Lives conference, what UK Sports involvement is in the 2008 Legacy Lives conference in Barbados; and at what cost to the public purse. 
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