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The Home Office only assumed full responsibility for visa income from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) from 2008-09 onwards. Full year totals for visa income (excluding notional income for gratis visas) for the last five yearas provided by FCOare as follows:
|Income (£ million)|
Mr. Woolas: The development of the new UK Border Agency logo incurred a cost of £12,000 in design fees. A further £17,000 was spent on producing a set of templates and guidelines to cover all applications of the logo. A further £1,200 was spent on printing a summary guidelines booklet to distribute to senior managers within the UK Border Agency.
Damian Green: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage of invoices (a) the UK Border Agency and its predecessor organisations and (b) the Identity and Passport Service paid (i) within 10 days, (ii) within 30 days and (iii) more than 30 days from the date of receipt, broken down by invoice size. 
|Percentage of invoices paid in time scale|
|(a) UK Border Agency( 1)||(b) Identity and Passport Service( 2)|
|(1) Total invoices paid on Adelphi from 1 February 2008 until 30 September 2008 for UKBA cost centres.|
(2) IPS processed invoices 2007-08 year.
|(a) UK Border Agency|
|Invoice size||(i) Within 10 days||(ii) Within 30 days||(iii) Over 30 days|
Of the UK Border Agency invoices paid over 30 days: 25 per cent. of the volume of invoices paid over 30 days relates to seven suppliers. 50 per cent. of the value of invoices paid over 30 days relates to nine invoices, paid to six suppliers.
Jim Fitzpatrick: It is not a security requirement for passengers to provide a passport at check-in for domestic flights. Some airlines require under their own conditions of travel the presentation of a passport or other form of photographic ID to prevent ticket fraud.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Canterbury of 3 July 2008, Official Report, column 1020W, on aviation: the Royal Family, if he will instigate an internal inquiry to establish for what reason the sum in question was spent on a cancelled project; and what steps he plans to take to prevent a similar occurrence. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Royal and Ministerial Air Travel project was a feasibility study and correct procedures were followed in accordance with procurement best practice. The project was not cancelled and its outcome was delivered to Parliament on 26 March 2008. We see no need for an internal inquiry.
This relates to renewals of bridges, tunnels, underpasses and other structures. It does not include costs associated with its private finance initiative contracts or routine maintenance of structures.
Paul Clark: In the period of the first round of Local Transport Plans, from 2001-02 to 2005-06, local transport authorities invested £30.3 million on 387 busways and bus lanes, covering 220.57 miles. The following table shows the regional breakdown for new busways and bus lanes during this period.
|Region||Number of new busways/bus lanes||Miles|
Dr. Tony Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what his policy is on the provision of bus passes for people aged over 60 years with no fixed abode; and if he will make a statement. 
Paul Clark: Local authorities are responsible for assessing eligibility for concessionary bus travel. They are required to issue passes to elderly and eligible disabled people whose "sole or principle residence" is within their area. Provided there is suitable evidence, we believe that it is possible for people of no fixed abode to fulfil this criterion.
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what the average level of carbon dioxide emissions in grammes-per-kilometre was for (a) new and (b) all cars in (i) the UK and (ii) each other EU member state in each year since 1997. 
|Table 1: UK average new car C O 2 emissions (grammes of C O 2 per kilometre)|
|New car C O 2 emissions (g/km)|
Data on average new car carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from 1997 to 2000 comes from estimates by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). From 2001, figures are based on new car emissions data collected by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and supplied to the European Commission for the purposes of monitoring progress towards the EU voluntary commitments on new car CO2 targets.
|Table 2: Average new car C O 2 emissions (in gra m mes of C O 2 per kilometre) 2000 - 06|
|EU member states||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006|
|(1 )For the purposes of monitoring progress towards the EU voluntary commitments on new car C02 emissions, a correction factor of -0.7 per cent. is applied to reported figures to align them with the original basis for the voluntary commitment.|
The EU-10 member states started with data submission in monitoring year 2004. Data for Romania and Bulgaria is not available.
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