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The scope of the OGC Gateway 2 Review was to confirm the outline business case and to ensure that the procurement strategy was robust and appropriate.
Justine Greening: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 2 June 2008, Official Report, columns 713-15W, on departmental standards, what the scope was of the Gateway Reviews undertaken in 2004 and 2006 on the OGC project Zanzibar (P). 
The scope of the Gateway 2 Review was to confirm the outline Business Case and to ensure that the proposed Procurement Strategy was robust and appropriate.
The scope of the Gateway 3 Review was to confirm the business case and benefits plan, and to check whether all the necessary statutory and procedural requirements were followed throughout the procurement process.
The scope of the Gateway 4 Review was to confirm whether contractual arrangements were up to date, that necessary testing had been done to the client's satisfaction and that the client was ready to approve implementation.
David Simpson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what percentage of the (a) time and (b) resources of HM Revenue and Customs in Northern Ireland was allocated to tackling illegal fuel smuggling in each of the last three years; 
Dr. Cable: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate his Department has made of the likely change in the projected revenue receipts announced in Budget 2008 from (a) value added tax, (b) stamp duty and (c) corporation tax for (i) 2007-08 and (ii) 2008-09; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Spellar: To ask the honourable Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission whether the statue of Oliver Cromwell outside Parliament will be restored before the 350th anniversary of Cromwell's death. 
Nick Harvey: Tenders for the conservation work to the statue of Cromwell and its stone plinth are currently being sought. Subject to a satisfactory outcome of the tendering process, the work will be carried out during the summer recess and completed in time for the 350th anniversary of Cromwell's death in September 2008.
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Solicitor-General how many (a) apprenticeships and (b) advanced apprenticeships there were in the Law Officers' Departments in the most recent year for which figures are available. 
The Solicitor-General: The only Law Officers Department that has offered apprenticeships in the last year is the Crown Prosecution Service. There were 24 apprenticeships and no advanced apprenticeships within the Crown Prosecution Service in 2007-08.
Mr. Steen: To ask the Solicitor-General pursuant to the answer of 19 June 2008, Official Report, column 1069W, on cannabis factories, when she plans to send to the hon. Member for Totnes the information she received from the Chief Crown Prosecutor on the 15-year-old Vietnamese boy in Doncaster jailed for tending cannabis plants. 
There is a total of 225 staff in CPS Thames Valley. Of these, 58 staff are based in the Buckinghamshire office, which covers both Aylesbury
and Milton Keynes. The Buckinghamshire office is split geographically into two teams. There are 22.6 staff members on the Milton Keynes team and there are nine staff members in overarching roles that contribute to both Aylesbury and Milton Keynes work. There is an expectation that crown prosecutors from the South Bucks team could be asked to attend courts and charging centres in Milton Keynes and vice versa. The same applies in relation to administrative duties.
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what reports she has received from the UK Border Agency on consultations the Agency has conducted with (a) controllers and (b) owners of (i) small ports and (ii) airports on security threats and vulnerabilities. 
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions her Department has had with the National Counter Terrorism Security Office on preventing the use of small aircraft as airborne vehicle bombs. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: We have worked with the police and security agencies to prepare advice to all airfields that host small aircraft operations and flying schools. Leaflets and an anti-terrorist hotline number have been issued to ensure that aerodrome managers are able to report any concerns at their airfields.
Mr. Brazier: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the total cost was of feasibility studies and work carried out on the project to lease two aircraft for sole use by the Royal Family and Government Ministers which was cancelled on 27 March 2008. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 26 June 2008]: The total cost of the technical, commercial and financial analysis carried out under the Royal and Ministerial Air Travel Project was £1.25 million. The work was carried out between February 2007 and March 2008, in accordance with Government procurement policy guidelines.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the (a) scheduled date and (b) title was of each conference proposed to be hosted by her Department and its agencies which was cancelled before taking place in each of the last 10 years; and what costs were incurred in respect of each. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: Staff secondments are an integral part of the Department's workforce and help ensure we have the necessary skills to meet our business needs. While we must always ensure that such secondees have the skills and experience required, the Department aims to attract a fully diverse range of secondees. The filling of all vacancies, including secondments, is subject to our existing diversity policy to ensure equal opportunities and treatment. Secondees are included in the Departments diversity statistics and targets, which are currently under review.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what percentage of successful applicants for jobs in her Department are subjected to a criminal records check; how many (a) successful applicants and (b) criminal records checks there were in each of the last 10 years; how many successful applicants were found to have a criminal record after a criminal records check took place in each of the last 10 years; whether
the selection of successful candidates to be subjected to a criminal records check is random or targeted; and if she will make a statement. 
Vetting across the Department is carried out by the DfT Vetting Team. However, they carry out checks for a number of agencies and organisations and do not keep separate records or statistics on total numbers by units.
The Department for Transport application for registration is currently with Disclosure Scotland to ensure that unspent criminal records are checked for all staff to meet the Baseline Security Standards requirements.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many complaints were received by (a) the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and (b) her Department on the process by which licence applications are processed by DVLA in each year since 1997, broken down by category of complaint. 
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