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Mrs. Laing: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how much the National Archives expects to raise through the introduction of car parking charges at Kew; 
(2) how many people visited the National Archives at Kew in each of the last five years. 
To date The National Archives has provided free parking for visitors to Kew. This has in effect been subsidised from their running costs budget. They are no longer in a position to continue this subsidy. In addition, in the context of the Government's green agenda, it is
increasingly hard to justify the use of public funds in this way. They have therefore proposed the introduction of a fee to use their visitors' car park. The organisation is in the process of assessing the full extent of the car park running costs, and it is their intention that the income from the fee enables them to fully recover the costs. They are consulting with users, to gather their views on the level and structure of the charge. They will continue to provide free parking for holders of 'blue badges'.
The following figures set out the number of unique visitors to the National Archives at Kew in each of the last five years:
|Number of visitors|
|(1 )Between October 2007 and April 2008 there was a reduced service at Kew to allow for the refurbishment of their public services.|
Over the course of these years, the number of original documents delivered on site has averaged 600,000 per year. At the same time, there has been a significant increase in the number of documents delivered online which, by the end of March 2009, had reached over 110 million.
Mr. Spring: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many mortgage possession orders were made in each county court in the east of England in each of the last five years. 
Bridget Prentice: The following table shows the number of mortgage possession orders made in the county courts of east of England Government office region for 2004 to 2008.
These figures can also be obtained from the Ministry of Justice website, released quarterly and can be viewed at
These figures do not indicate how many homes have actually been repossessed. Repossessions can occur without a court order being made while not all court orders result in repossession.
The civil procedure rules state that all claims for the repossession of land must be commenced in the district in which the land is situated. However, geographical boundaries of county courts may not necessarily be consistent with other administrative or constituency boundaries, and therefore any single court's repossession actions are likely to relate to homes in a different number of boroughs.
|Number of mortgage( 1) possession orders made( 2, 3) in the county courts of the east of England Government office region, 2004 to 2008|
|(1 )Includes all types of mortgage lenders.|
(2 )The court, following a judicial hearing, may grant an order for possession immediately. This entitles the claimant to apply for a warrant to have the defendant evicted. However, even where a warrant for possession is issued, the parties can still negotiate a compromise to prevent eviction.
(3 )Includes outright and suspended orders, the latter being where the court grants the claimant possession but suspends the operation of the order. Provided the defendant complies with the terms of suspension, which usually require the defendant to pay the current mortgage or rent instalments plus some of the accrued arrears, the possession order cannot be enforced.
Ministry of Justice
Mr. Maude: To ask the Prime Minister pursuant to the Answer of 18 June 2009, Official Report, column 454W, on Parliamentary Private Secretaries, when the new list of Parliamentary Private Secretaries will be published. 
The Prime Minister: I have nothing further to add to the answer I gave the right hon. Member on 18 June 2009, Official Report, column 454W.
Jo Swinson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of employees in his Department are (a) women and (b) men; and what the average hourly pay of his Department's (i) male employees and (ii) female employees was in the latest period for which figures are available. 
The following table shows HM Treasury employees' average hourly pay. Figures are based on the numbers of full-time equivalent staff as at
1 April 2009 (the date of the most recent pay review). Employees at HM treasury are paid for 36 hours net per week.
|Range/grade||Percentage men||Men's average hourly salary (£)||Percentage women||Women's average hourly salary (£)|
Grant Shapps: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much it cost to produce each of his Department's publications in each of the last three years. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Separate publication costs within individual campaign costs or report on individual titles within total publications costs are not available. To provide such information would involve disproportionate costs.
Alan Simpson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the oral Statement of 22 April 2009 , Official Report, column 248 on the 2009 Budget, how much of the £405 million to support low-carbon energy production and advanced green manufacturing has been (a) allocated and (b) spent by each (i) Department and (ii) programme. 
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: The Budget funding of £405 million was split as follows:
£250 million through BIS as part of the strategic investment fund
£155 million through DECC.
(a) Allocated up to £163.5 million comprising: up to £120 million for the development of the offshore wind industry; £29.5 million for marine energy infrastructure and test facilities; £10 million for low-carbon vehicle infrastructure; £4 million for the manufacturing advisory service. The low-carbon industrial strategy has more detail on these allocations.
(b) These programmes have just been announced, so no money has been spent yet.
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