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Ministerial Corrections

Wednesday 9 July 2008

Communities and Local Government

Departmental Public Participation

Mrs. May: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what (a) surveys, (b) questionnaires and (c) other services were provided by polling companies for her Department in financial year 2007-08, broken down by company. [200017]

[Official Report, 2 June 2008, Vol. 476, c. 538-39W.]

Letter from Hazel Blears:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the right hon. Member for Maidenhead (Mrs. May) on 2 June 2008. The answer given was as follows:

Hazel Blears: I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Fareham (Mr. Hoban) on 29 November 2007, Official Report, column 681W.

Between then and the end of the financial year, the Department has undertaken the following work from polling companies.

Andrew Irving Associates Ltd.

COI

Cragg Ross Dawson Ltd.


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Dorset County Council

GFKNOPLtd.

TH Seagrove

IPSOSMori

The answer should have been: the only error/amendment is that Dorset County Council - Housing related research should not have been included.

Culture, Media and Sport

Departmental Pay

Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much was paid in end-of-year performance bonuses to (a) all staff and (b) staff at senior civil service level in (i) his Department and (ii) its agencies in the 2007-08 financial year; and how many payments were made. [207469]

[Official Report, 2 June 2008, Vol. 476, c. 609W.]

Letter from Gerry Sutcliffe:

An error has been identified in the written answer given to the hon. Member for Runnymede and Weybridge (Mr. Hammond) on 2 June 2008. The original figure for the number of payments for the Senior Civil Service was 19. The correct answer should have read:

Mr. Sutcliffe: The information is in the table.

Total amount of bonus payments paid (£) Number of payments

All staff

Department for Culture, Media and Sport

424,480

204

Royal Parks Agency

10,200

20

Senior civil service

204,900

29

Notes:
1. The information has been amalgamated for the senior civil service as there are fewer than five senior civil servants in the Royal Parks Agency.
2. All staff includes those in the senior civil service.


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