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Mr. Evennett: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many organisations in the London borough of Bexley received grants from each different funding programme of the Big Lottery Fund in each of the last five years. 
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport with reference to the answer of 10 October 2008, Official Report, column 51W, on sports: finance, and pursuant to the answer of 25 January 2010, Official Report, column 540W, on sports: National Lottery, for what reason the information requested in the question tabled on 19 January 2010 is not held by his Department. 
Where Members request information that is held by the Department's sponsored bodies it is often not possible to respond to the timescales set out by parliamentary protocol. In order to respond quickly to Members, and ensure consistency, we ask the chief executives of the bodies in question to reply direct to the Member who tabled the question.
James Duddridge: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) what public inquiries have been instigated as a result of an Article 14 direction on a planning submission for aviation projects in each of the last five years; 
(3) how many times he has issued an Article 14 direction (a) in total and (b) for planning applications for airports; and how many such applications in each case have been called in in each of the last five years. 
John Healey: The purpose of issuing an Article 14 Direction is to enable the Secretary of State to consider whether to call-in a particular planning application for his own determination. There is therefore no public inquiry procedure associated with it as such an inquiry would only follow if the Secretary of State subsequently decided to call-in the application.
A total of 878 Article 14 Directions have been issued over the period from 1 January 2005 to 31 January 2010, of which three related to planning applications for airports. Of these, one airport-related application was subsequently called in. The following table gives the breakdown requested:
|Calendar year||All cases where Article 14 issued||Cases subsequently called in||Airport related cases Article 14 issued||Airport related cases subsequently called in|
Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what steps the Government has taken in respect of community development in Coventry in the last 12 months. 
Connecting Communities which aims to reinvigorate and connect with those communities that are feeling the pressure from recession most acutely.
Advancing Assets for Communities which supports and strengthens public-third sector partnerships concerned with progressing the transfer of assets from local authority ownership and control to communities.
New Deal for Communities which aims to: reduce worklessness; reduce crime; improve health; improve skills; improve housing and the physical environment; and strengthen communities. Coventry New Deal for Communities aims to deliver sustainable resident-led regeneration in the wards of Wood End, Henley and Manor Farm.
Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how much the Government has spent on Government services delivered locally in Coventry in the last 12 months. 
Julia Goldsworthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what targets his Department has set for local authorities on the (a) administration and (b) collection of council tax. 
Barbara Follett [holding answer 29 January 2010]: No targets are set for (a) the administration and (b) the collection of council tax. These are matters for individual local authorities. Between 1997-98 and 2008-09, the average collection rate in England has increased from 95.5 per cent. to 97.0 per cent.
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many citizens' juries or summits have been hosted by his Department since October 2008; on what date each event took place; and which Ministers were present at each event. 
Jim Cousins: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many firefighters have been trained in decontamination techniques to help the general public since 2002; how many protective suits are available in each fire authority area; what expenditure has been incurred on such (a) training and (b) suits in each year since 2002; and how much is planned for 2009-10. 
Mr. Malik: A census conducted by the National Audit Office in 2008 estimated that 7,653 firefighters were trained in mass decontamination. The Department has also provided training materials to every FRS to ensure that all firefighters, some 50,000, have received awareness training regarding CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) incidents.
CLG's New Dimension project has also supplied two types of protective suits: Gas Tight Suits (GTS) and Powered Respirator Protective Suits (PRPS), the number and location of which are indicated in the following table:
|Fire and rescue service||GTS||PRPS( 1)|
|(1 )This figure includes 195 PRPS for training purposes. Note: Numbers of spare GTS and PRPS located centrally are not included in this table.|
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