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Chris Mole: Information on the remuneration of individual Agency Chief Executives in the Department for Transport is included in their Agency's Annual Report and Accounts. Copies of these are available in the Libraries of the House.
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how much his Department spent in Wales in each financial year since 1997; and what major projects in Wales received funding from his Department in each of those years. 
Chris Mole: The Department for Transport publishes estimates of its Total Expenditure on Services per head by region and country in its Annual Report. These figures rest on a number of assumptions, for example about how total expenditure on strategic highways and rail should be attributed to different regions.
These figures exclude grant to local authorities, as this information is collated separately by the Department for Communities and Local Government, Department for Children, Schools and Families and Department for Work and Pensions and devolved Administrations.
Mr. Hurd: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport with reference to the answer of 12 May 2009, Official Report, column 645W, on departmental rail travel, if he will place in the Library a copy of the relevant section of his Department's staff handbook on claiming travel expenses. 
The information requested in part (b) is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. However, based on the latest data from the Government Science and Engineering (GSE) Network, which is on an 'opt in' basis, 39 respondents from this Department indicated that they had a science background, which is either essential or useful to their post.
The Department's access control policies are in line with the HMG Security Policy Framework Mandatory Requirements 56, 57 and 58, and provide the appropriate security standards for controlling and monitoring access to the Government Estate. This includes enabling visitors, including non-staff employed by a Department, to enter facilities and go about their business safely and in a controlled way.
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|(1) Hotel accommodation spend was not split between UK and Overseas on ORR's financial ledger prior to 2008-09.|
(2) The merger of Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate (HMRI) with ORR in 2006-07 explains the increase in spend between 2005-06 and 2006-07. In a typical year pre-merger HMRI spent approximately £90,000 on hotel accommodation.
Norman Baker: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport for each year from 1997 to date, how many operating licences for road hauliers have been extant; and how many vehicles were registered under such licences in each year. 
Mr. Winnick: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer of 7 December 2009, Official Report, column 37W, on the M6: Walsall, whether the Chief Executive of the Highways Agency plans to visit the managed motorway works on the M6 within Walsall borough before Christmas 2009. 
Chris Mole: The chief executive of the Highways Agency is planning to visit the site of the Managed Motorway works on the M6 at Walsall before Christmas 2009. He wrote to my hon. Friend on 10 December to advise him of a date.
Dr. Fox: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what information his Department holds on the number of pirate attacks that have been recorded in each region of the world in each year since 2006. 
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|Bangladesh||Indonesia||Malacca Straits||Nigeria||Gulf of Aden||Somalia|
Greg Mulholland: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how much direct Government funding has been allocated to public transport schemes in (a) Merseyside, (b) Manchester and (c) West Yorkshire since 2006. 
Mr. Khan: The Department for Transport (DFT) allocates integrated transport block (IT Block) funding to local transport authorities for smaller transport schemes costing less than £5 million. This funding is not ring-fenced and local authorities have discretion to spend their allocations in line with their priorities, including public transport schemes. Local transport authorities can apply for additional funding for specific major projects. The Government also provide rural bus subsidy grant which helps local authorities to support rural bus services in England.
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