Sarah Teather: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many (a) empty and (b) occupied residential properties his Department owns; and what recent estimate he has made of the (i) potential annual rental and (ii) total book value of those (A) empty and (B) occupied residential properties. 
Chris Ruane: To ask the hon. Member for South-West Devon, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission which local authorities have yet to implement all three performance standard indicators in respect of electoral registration. 
Mr. Streeter: The Electoral Commission informs me that those local authorities whose electoral registration officers (EROs) reported that they did not meet all three performance standards in the 'Completeness and Accuracy' subject area, following the 2008 annual canvass and published by the Commission in April 2009, are listed as follows.
The Commission further informs me that it will be publishing its second report on ERO performance against the standards in March 2010. Consequently the performance of the EROs listed as follows may be subject to change. The individual assessments of the EROs appointed by the local authorities will be made available on the Commission's website at that time:
Blackburn with Darwen
Crewe and Nantwich(1)
Dumfries and Galloway
North East Derbyshire
Nuneaton and Bedworth
Rhondda, Cynon, Taff
Shrewsbury and Atcham(1)
Stratford upon Avon
The Vale of Glamorgan
Weymouth and Portland
Windsor and Maidenhead
(1 )No longer in existence and now part of unitary authorities.
Mr. MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many reports or papers have been produced or commissioned by the Scotland Office since 2007; and what the (a) cost, (b) subject matter and (c) distribution run of each report was. 
|Date produced||Paper/report||Cost (£)||Distribution run|
David Simpson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many (a) serving and (b) former members of the (i) Police Service of Northern Ireland, (ii) Royal Irish Regiment and (iii) Northern Ireland Prison Service have moved from their homes after being targeted by (A) Republican and (B) Loyalist paramilitaries in each of the last three years. 
Paul Goggins: It is not possible to provide figures in the format requested. Figures are, however, available for the number of certificates issued under the Special Purchase of Evacuated Dwellings scheme. As the issue of such certificates is an operational matter for the Chief Constable, I have asked him to reply directly to the hon. Gentleman, and will arrange for a copy of the letter to be placed in the Library of the House.
Sir Peter Soulsby:
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what funding his Department has provided for (a) existing and (b) new
facilities for basketball in (i) primary schools, (ii) secondary schools, (iii) universities and (iv) sports clubs in the last three years. 
Over the period 2005-09, Sport England invested a total of £4,989,415 directly into basketball. The proportion of this used to fund capital projects was £2,004,415, and was delivered through the Community Club Development Programme.
Due to the nature of the Community Club Development Programme, which often delivered funding for multi sports purposes, Sport England is not able to break down the funding in terms of (a) existing and (b) new facilities specifically for basketball in (i) primary schools, (ii) secondary schools, (iii) universities or (iv) sports clubs.
Mr. Hunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department spent on its UK world heritage policy in each of the last five years; and how many of his Department's staff worked on the policy in each of those years. 
Margaret Hodge [holding answer 29 January 2010]: My Department has spent £103,478.13 on World Heritage Policy Review over the last five years. A breakdown of the direct spend and staff numbers working on World Heritage Policy for each year is presented in the table.
|Financial year||Spend on world heritage policy (inc. VAT) (£)||DCMS staff numbers on world heritage policy( 1)|
|(1) Staff involved have a number of other duties and have been involved with the review at different times|
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate he has made of the average length of time taken by (a) his Department and (b) its agency to pay invoices from (i) small and medium-sized enterprises and (ii) all creditors in the last 12 months. 
Mr. Simon: In December 2009 the Department paid 96.65 per cent. of all valid invoices within 10 working days of receipt, and 99.44 per cent. within 30 days. It is not possible to distinguish small and medium-sized enterprises within this information.
The Royal Parks, the Department's agency, is not able to provide this information used its current accounting system. A new system is being implemented shortly, which will enable the agency to provide the relevant information in the financial year 2010-11.
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