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Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what his most recent estimate is of the market value of the events recommended for listing in the David Davies Review of Listed Events. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The David Davies Review of Listed Events identified approximate market values for some of the events recommended for listing. However, the responses received to the Government's statutory consultation will enable us to make a fuller assessment of the market value for all of these events.
Hugh Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether his Department has commissioned an economic impact assessment following the publication of the David Davies Review of Listed Events. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will place in the Library a copy of the advice issued to staff of his Department on stress recognition and management. 
Mr. Simon: DCMS takes stress management of its employees seriously in the Department and we have guidance on managing and recognising stress for managers and staff on our intranet site. A copy of our policy will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.
Mr. Hunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 25 January 2010, Official Report, column 540W, on swimming, how much funding has been allocated for provision of the free swimming lessons. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has budgeted £2.45 million for local authorities to apply for funding for the provision of free swimming lessons. This forms part of a package of funding DCMS has provided to the ASA to administer free swimming lessons and recruit a national network of swimming experts who are working with participating councils to promote interest in swimming and increase participation.
Mr. Hunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 27 January 2010, Official Report, column 888W, on theatre: young people, how much was spent on the provision of the 121,742 tickets; how much funding for the project remains; and when he expects the remainder to be spent. 
£2,400,000 of this money has been allocated directly to the theatres who will be delivering the scheme, with
the final £100,000 being spent on marketing. Funding arrangements have been agreed with each participating venue.
Norman Baker: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what the average distance was of (a) all flights leaving UK airports and (b) all flights leaving UK airports except domestic lifeline flights in each of the last three years. 
|All flight departures||All flight departures except lifeline flights|
1. Flights by passenger aircraft only.
2. Total flight departures are based on data from 58 reporting UK airports, including flights from the Isle of Man and Channel Island airports. Lifeline flights are based on flight information from 10 of these UK airports which report to the CAA.
3. Lifeline flights are those routes with Public Service Obligations (PSOs) imposed by the UK published by the Civil Aviation Authority in "CAP 775: Air Services at UK Regional Airports - An Update on Developments".
Based on data supplied to DFT by the Civil Aviation Authority
Norman Baker: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer of 1 February 2010, Official Report, column 25W, on aviation: fuels, if he will give (a) date and (b) location and altitude in respect of each of the 18 fuel-jettisoning incidents. 
Paul Clark: The incidents which resulted in fuel jettisoning were reported to the Civil Aviation Authority in accordance with the mandatory occurrence reporting requirements of the Air Navigation Order. Fuel jettisoning is not itself a reportable occurrence. The location and altitude of the fuel jettisoning are not recorded by the CAA as they are not relevant to the safety objectives of occurrence reporting. The incidents occurred on the following dates:
21 November 2008
21 November 2008
23 November 2008
3 December 2008
13 December 2008
19 December 2008
20 December 2008
22 December 2008
22 March 2009
13 April 2009
15 April 2009
14 May 2009
3 June 2009
4 June 2009
25 June 2009
12 July 2009
13 August 2009
4 September 2009.
Julia Goldsworthy: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how much consultants employed by his Department and its agencies have been paid (a) in total and (b) in reimbursable expenses in each of the last 10 years. 
|(1) Joined DfT from 2005-06.|
Expenditure figures from 2005-06 exclude central Department and Highways Agency spend on technical transport-related consultancy. Expenditure by the Highways Agency on engineering consultancy is scored as outsourced procurement of specialist services. From 2008-09 there has been a reclassification of the treatment of work undertaken by DVLA's PACT (Partners Achieving Change Together) partners: This is reflected in the figures in the table for 2007-08 and 2008-09 and is consistent with the Agency Annual Accounts for 2008-09.
Justine Greening: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2010, Official Report, columns 342-43W, on departmental correspondence, what criteria are used to decide (a) whether (i) an electronic document and (ii) other information forms part of the official record keeping system and (b) the agreed retention period of an approved file plan file. 
Chris Mole: Departmental guidance is used to determine what documents and other items, regardless of format, should be kept on the relevant approved file plan as part of the official record. Consideration is given to whether the information is business critical, should form part of the corporate memory and has potential value as a record to explain and justify the decisions and policy development.
Retention periods for approved file plans, whether electronic or paper, are set using departmental guidelines which are in line with the recommended retention periods set by the National Archives. Generally these vary between one and 30 years.
Justine Greening: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2010, Official Report, columns 342-43W, on departmental correspondence, what criteria are used to decide whether a document is (a) judged to be a business critical paper, (b) marked with security classification and (c) marked with a privacy classification; and for what reasons such documents are stored on registered paper files. 
Chris Mole: The Department for Transport's criteria for deciding whether a document is business critical is based on our need to meet our legal obligations, and to show accountability and effective administration.
Document security and privacy classification markings are determined by reference to guidance which looks at the practical consequences that are likely to result from unauthorised access or compromise of that information.
Departmental policy requires that all documents with a security marking of Confidential and above must only be stored on registered paper files. Other business critical documents, including restricted documents and personnel files, are sometimes kept as both paper and electronic files depending on their nature and format.
Justine Greening: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport pursuant to the answer of 20 January 2010, Official Report, columns 342-43W, on departmental correspondence, what the reasons are for the length of the three-month retention period for daily back-ups of the Department's electronic communications servers. 
Chris Mole: The three-month retention period for back-up of the departmental servers strikes an appropriate balance between ensuring business continuity and having an acceptable operational overhead, thereby providing the ability to recover the system and data without having to hold and maintain a disproportionately large back-up store.
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