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Gambling Act 2005: Definition of Dual-Use and Domestic Computers
Sports Ground Safety Legislation.
Gambling Act 2005: Gambling (Inviting competing applications for Casino Premises Licences) Regulations.
Gambling Act 2005: Consultation on Gaming Machine Regulations.
Gambling Act 2005: Consultation on Gaming in Clubs and on Alcohol licensed Premises.
Consultation on draft revised Guidance to be issued under section 182 of the Licensing Act 2003.
Gambling Act 2005: Premises Licence and Permits Fees Consultation.
Gambling Act 2005: Consultation on Prize Gaming Permits and Family Entertainment Centre Gaming Machine Permits.
Consultation on Community Audio Distribution Systems.
Understanding the Future: Priorities for England's Museums.
Gambling Act 2005: Responsible Authority for Vulnerable Adults Consultation.
Gambling Act 2005: Consultation Document: Inspections.
Consultation and partial Regulatory Impact Assessment on extending the remit of the Football Licensing Authority to the Football Conference.
Gambling Act 2005: Premises Licence Regulations Consultation.
Gambling Act 2005: Premises Licence Hearings Regulations Consultation.
Proposals for Personal LicencesConsultation Paper.
The Gambling Appeals Tribunal Draft Rules 2006.
Draft Gambling (Premises Licences: Mandatory and Default Conditions) Regulations for the implementation of the Gambling Act 2005Consultation Document.
Categories of Gaming MachinesConsultation Paper.
Gambling Act 2005: FeesCostings Exercise.
Proposals for Gambling Commission FeesConsultation Paper.
Welcome Legacy: Tourism Strategy for the 2012 GamesA Consultation.
Consultation Paper on Future Sponsorship Arrangements for the Museum of London.
Consultation on Restitution of Objects Spoliated in the Nazi-Era.
Gambling (Categories of Casino) Regulations and draft Order for the implementation of the Gambling Act 2005Formal Consultation Exercise.
Proposal by the European Commission for the Revision of The Television Without Frontiers Directive (Directive 89/552/EC, amended by Directive 97/36/EC).
Data Limits and Data Services on Radio Multiplexes.
Consultation Paper on Amendments to the Treasure Act 1996 Code of Practice (Revised) England and Wales.
Consultation on Welsh Language Forms and Documents to be prescribed under the Licensing Act 2003.
BBC White PaperA public service for all: the BBC in the digital age and Draft Royal Charter and Framework Agreement.
Consultation on providing immunity from seizure for international works of art on loan in the UK.
Consultation on the European Commission's proposal for European Year of Intercultural Dialogue 2008.
Transitional Arrangements and Draft Order for the implementation of the Gambling Act 2005Consultation Paper.
Mr. Vara: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many public consultations his Department has conducted in the last 12 months; how long each consultation was open for; how many responses were received in each case; and what the cost of conducting each consultation was. 
In the 2008 calendar year DCMS launched 13 consultations. Full details for these consultations are supplied in the table. All consultations launched by the Department in 2009 are still open, and because of this data are continually changing and are not included.
Most consultations do not incur costs other than staffing time, as duties are usually undertaken by in-house teams, with the DCMS website as the mechanism recording representations. Where additional costs were incurred, details are listed in the following tablethese mostly relate to costs incurred in translating material into Welsh.
|Consultation||Consultation period||Number of responses received||Cost (£)|
|(1) This cost was incurred through translation into Welsh|
(2) These costs were incurred through translation into Welsh and for payment of research with a focus group comprising parents.
In all cases quoted costs do not include VAT, as this is recoverable.
Barbara Follett: There were 157 responses to a second public consultation on revised prize limits for category C and certain types of category D gaming machines, which closed on 19 January 2009. The Draft Categories of Gaming Machine (Amendment) Regulations 2009 were laid in Parliament on 4 March 2009.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many staff of his Department have been transferred to the Government Olympic Executive; and from which units such staff were transferred. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The Government Olympic Executive (GOE) currently comprises 89.8 full-time equivalent (FTE) staff of whom 27.6 have been recruited from other DCMS teams. Following a major restructuring of the Department last year we are unable to provide detailed information on the individual units in which staff worked before joining GOE. However, staff have joined the GOE from each of the main areas of the Department, including those responsible for policy, programmes, corporate services, external relations and private office.
Mr. Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what steps his Department is taking to assist small hospitality accommodation providers in implementing fire safety risk assessments. 
Barbara Follett: Department for Communities and Local Government in consultation with DCMS and VisitBritain, recently published 'Do You Have Paying Guests' which provided additional information to help small accommodation providers comply with fire safety legislation. The booklet seeks to address specific difficulties that the hospitality industry, specifically B and Bs, guest houses and self catering properties, have faced in understanding the new rules. It is designed to encourage compliance, by giving the owners of these businesses practical advice on reducing fire risks in their establishments. It explains the risk assessment process, sets out sources of further advice and guidance and offer some practical information for owners on what may represent appropriate and proportionate fire safety measures in these types of premises.
Mr. Hunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport with reference to the answer of 24 November 2008, Official Report, column 1069W, on departmental research, whether any projects have been commissioned using his Departments Joint Research Budget since the date of that Answer. 
(i) University of Londons EPPI-centre and Matrix Knowledge Group have been appointed to conduct research on participation in culture and sport. The research will draw together current evidence to address fundamental questions for public policy development in this area: what drives engagement and how do we understand and maximise the value and benefits it brings. It will report in winter 2009-10.
(ii) Identifying and exploring options for developing a comprehensive national cultural and sporting assets database, building on active places http://www.activeplaces.co.uk/ and related datasets to look at supply across DCMS sectors. The scoping exercise will also explore the definition of a cultural and sporting asset. Contractors BOP Consulting will report in spring 2009.
(iii) Understanding regional evidence needs. With the advent of Integrated Regional Strategies, and the wind up of the Regional Cultural Consortiums. BMG have been commissioned to identify and appraise options for meeting research and evidence needs shared by the four agencies at regional level, ensuring that common research questions can be addressed consistently within a national framework. The work should propose a number of different models to achieve this. It will report in June 2009.
Justine Greening: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department (a) budgeted for and (b) spent on (i) car park maintenance and (ii) road maintenance for the Royal Parks Agency in relation to each Royal Park in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. 
Barbara Follett [holding answer 9 March 2009]: The Royal Parks advise that expenditure on roads and parking areas is not disaggregated for each park. The combined expenditure figures on roads and parking areas over the past five years are as follows:
(i) and (ii) The provisional annual allocation for road and parking area maintenance was £500,000 per year for each year since 2004-05. This budget is not park specific. Expenditure is prioritised annually and the allocation adjusted accordingly.
|Roads and parking areas|
|(1) Includes TfL funding. (2) Includes Heritage Lottery funding. Notes: 1. All figures relate to major works and exclude expenditure on annual reactive maintenance costs on roads and parking areas which is accounted separately as part of wider upkeep costs. 2. The figures also do not include expenditure on tracks, footpaths and rides that are available for the use of pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders.|
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