Mr. McGrady: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many successful applications under the Criminal Damages (Compensation) (Northern Ireland) 1997 Order in each of the last five years were made by (a) the Loyal Orange Order and (b) the Gaelic Athletic Association. 
|The Loyal Orange Order||The Gaelic Athletic Association|
Mr. Prisk: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of procurement contracts (a) his Department and (b) its agencies awarded to small businesses in (i) 2006-07, (ii) 2007-08, (iii) 2008-09 and (iv) 2009-10; and if he will make a statement. 
Paul Goggins: The following table shows what percentage of procurement contracts (a) the Northern Ireland Office (NIO), including the Public Prosecution Service Northern Ireland but excluding its NDPBs and (b) its agencies awarded to small businesses in (i) 2006-07, (ii) 2007-08, (iii) 2008-09 and (iv) 2009-10.
From 3 November 2008, the NIO contracted out its procurement services to the Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) in the Department of Finance and Personnel in Northern Ireland under a service level agreement (prior to this, the NIO ran its own procurement
unit). These figures are for all contracts that are arranged through the CPD (or, prior to 3 November 2008, the NIO's procurement unit). Collating information on other procurement contracts could be done only at disproportionate cost.
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) employed and (b) self-employed members of the public are participating in the work of the Independent Monitoring Board. 
Peter Luff: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress his Department has made in the development of a new licensing system for travelling circuses; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Hunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the (a) minimum, (b) average and (c) maximum price of entry to an English Heritage property was in each year since 1997. 
For the purposes of this answer, English Heritage has provided data for the 104 sites that were consistently in its care for the full period in question. The average price of entry to an English Heritage property, based on one full price adult ticket, in each of the following years was as follows:
|Minimum charge||Average charge||Maximum charge||Constant sample of sites|
John Battle: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what representations he has received on the inclusion of Leeds as a venue in the Football Association's bid to host the 2018 World Cup; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The Football Association are leading in the bid for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups and are following a selection process to make venues available for FIFA to select host cities and training venues.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much has been spent on re-branding the Responsibility in Gambling Trust into The GREaT (Gambling Research, Education and Treatment) Foundation; and how much will be spent on setting up a new website for the organisation. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The Gambling Research, Education and Treatment Foundation (GREaT) is a registered charity funded through voluntary donations. Therefore, it would be appropriate for the hon. Member to write to the chairman at The GREaT Foundation, 10 Brick Street, London, W1J 7HQ.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many remote gambling licences have been issued by the Gambling Commission in each year since 2007; and how many such licensed remote gambling operators are regulated by the UK Gambling Commission. 
|Calendar year||Remote operating licences issued||Remote operating licences surrendered/revoked/lapsed||Ancillary remote licences( 1) issued||Ancillary remote licences( 1) surrendered/revoked/lapsed|
|(1) An ancillary remote licence allows a non-remote licence holder to provide ancillary gambling facilities by means of remote communication in restricted circumstances.|
As of October 2009, there are 306 operators holding a remote operating licence with the Commission and 385 operators holding a remote ancillary operating licence. These figures include 18 operators who hold both a remote operating licence and a remote ancillary operating licence.
Mr. Don Foster: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the gross gambling yield from remote gambling was in each of the last two years; and how many new player registrations for such gambling there were in each year since statistics have been collected. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The Gambling Commission has published statistics on remote gambling conducted by its licensed operators since the changes under the Gambling Act 2005 came fully into effect on 1 September 2007.
|Time period||Estimated gross gambling yield (£ million)||Estimated new player registrations (million)|
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