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Mrs. Villiers: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what research his Department has carried out on the average journey time to and from work in the UK in each of the last 10 years, broken down by region. 
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Mr. Hoon [holding answer 21 October 2008]: The following table details the financial support that the Department for Transport has planned for its Executive non-departmental public bodies for the years 2008 to 2011.
Trinity House is self-funded from light dues collected at ports around the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The Northern Lighthouse Board is similarly funded by light dues collected at ports around the British isles.
|Department for Transport planned financial support to its Executive NDPBs for the financial years 2008-09 to 2010-11|
|(1) Nil net.|
Mr. Hoon: The total marketing spend for the Department and Executive agencies in the 2007-08 fiscal year are set out in the following table. The Departments major areas of marketing spend were in support of our marketing activities on the THINK! road safety campaign, Act on CO2 campaign, Concessionary Bus Fares campaign, aviation security and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agencys continuous registration campaign.
The total expenditure figures for external public relations support are also set out in the following table. The figures, which are rounded, include the cost of public relations agency fees and the cost of public relations promotions in various media. The prime use of external public relations is in support of the marketing activities mentioned above. Public relations costs are included in the marketing figures.
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Information on entertainment spend by the Department and Executive agencies is not held centrally, and could be provided only at disproportionate cost. All expenditure is incurred in accordance with the principles of Managing Public Money and the Treasury handbook on Regulatory and Propriety.
James Duddridge: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer to the right hon. Member for Horsham (Mr. Maude) of 19 June 2008, Official Report, column 1187W, on Dorneywood: official hospitality, what use her Department has made of Dorneywood for official engagements in the last 12 months. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by Parliamentary Secretary to the Cabinet Office, my hon. Friend the Member for West Bromwich, East (Mr. Watson) on 20 October 2008, Official Report, columns 90-91W.
Paul Clark: The Government's position on electrification was set out in the rail White Paper Delivering a Sustainable Railway published in July 2007, and available on the Department for Transport website at:
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