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Rob Marris: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many 0845 or similar telephone numbers are used by (a) his Department and (b) related departmental bodies for public access to services. 
Mr. Hunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what percentage of the total value of Heritage Lottery Fund awards was given in grants of (a) less than £1 million and (b) more than £5 million in each year since 1997. 
|Decision (Financial year)||Percentage of total awards under £1 million||Percentage of total awards over £5 million|
Margaret Hodge: An open and independently scrutinised process is being carried out, in accordance with the requirements of the Commissioner for Public Appointment's code of practice, and these appointments will be made by the Prime Minister on the recommendation of the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, and myself.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) what assessment his Department has made of the use of temporary event notices by licensed premises; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) if he will make it his policy to bring forward amendments to the Licensing Act 2003 so that licensed premises may not operate outside their licence when operating under a temporary events notice; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: In 2005 DCMS formally consulted on Permitted Temporary Activities and the temporary event notices (TENs) regulations. Ministers considered views from all respondents and decided not to further restrict the limits on TENs.
While there had been some representations about licensed premises using TENs to operate additional hours or activities which have not been included on the full licence, the Government believed that the existing limit was sufficient. Licensed premises were able to hold events outside their set hours under the old licensing regime by the use of special orders of exemption.
However, we will continue to monitor the position with stakeholders and if there is compelling evidence to suggest that the TENs regulations are not covering problems which cannot be dealt with by using the other powers available to the police for handling disorder or noise nuisance, including the closure of premises in certain cases where a TEN has effect. The premises holding the TEN may also have their licence reviewed if they are found to be failing to promote the four licensing objectives.
| Source: International Passenger Survey (ONS).|
John Cummings: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate he has made of the number of foreign visitors to the North East of England in each year since 2004; and if he will make a statement. 
| Source: International Passenger Survey (ONS).|
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 15 January 2008, Official Report, column 1167, on planning permission: playing fields, if he will break down the planning applications considered by Sport England by parliamentary constituency. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: Sport England does not hold information on planning applications affecting playing fields, broken down by parliamentary constituency. Sport England does however collect information by region.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 15 January 2008, Official Report, column 1167, on planning permission: playing fields, whether his Department still collects information on the number of planning applications approved each year affecting sites which either were too small or of the wrong shape to accommodate a playing pitch as currently defined as referred to in the answer of 1 November 2006, Official Report, column 421, on playing fields. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: Sport England is a statutory consultee on all planning applications affecting playing field land where there is at least one pitch marked out of 0.4 hectares or greater. As part of that process Sport England collects information on the number of applications that affected land too small or the wrong shape to accommodate a playing pitch.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from which budget headings of (a) his Department and (b) UK Sport the £2.8 million UK contribution to the International Inspiration programme will come; and if he will make a statement. 
In addition the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has agreed, as part of the programme, to dedicate up to 12 Chevening scholarships per year until 2012 for post-graduate studies in sports administration. Over the period of the pilot phase of International Inspiration this has a value of £0.425 million.
Margaret Hodge [holding answer 25 January 2008]: SWRDA's estimated expenditure on tourism is set out in the following table. The expenditure includes regional brand campaigns; tourism skills development; and support for South West Tourism to deliver the regional tourism strategy, Towards 2015:
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