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As part of our support we have made a 20-year commitment to UNITAID, the international drugs purchasing facility, of up to €60 million per year by 2010. One of UNITAID's core areas of work is to support the development of, and access to, child-friendly TB medicine.
Mr. Clifton-Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what steps his Department is taking to implement commitments made by EU member states in the 2007 Berlin Declaration on Tuberculosis. 
Mr. Michael Foster: The Department for International Development (DFID) is working towards implementing commitments in the 2007 Berlin Declaration on TB through our support to the delivery of the Global Plan to Stop TB 2006-15. We do this through country programmes, multilateral organisations, global partnerships, research and through using our political voice in the G8 and other forums.
Mr. Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development whether an assessment has been made of the damage to projects in Gaza which have been (a) built and (b) financed by Government money since the Oslo Peace Accords. 
Mr. Soames: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development to what (a) infrastructure, (b) institutions and (c) civic sites that have been built in Gaza since the Oslo Peace Accords the Government has contributed funding. 
Mr. Michael Foster: Since the Oslo Peace Accords in 1993, the Department for International Development (DFID) has directly funded a number of small infrastructure and civic site projects in Gaza including repairs to the water and sanitation network, rehabilitation of damaged schools, creation of safe play areas for children, and repairs to approximately 70 kilometres of road. More information on the projects we currently fund is available on the DFID website.
DFID also provides core funding to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) which provide education, health care and housing to Palestinian refugees across the region. UNRWA spends approximately one third of its funding in Gaza, which includes infrastructure and civic sites such as health clinics and schools.
Bob Spink: To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the oral answer from the Prime Minister of 13 January 2010, Official R eport, column 688, on Western Sahara, when the level of aid to the Western Sahara will be increased. 
Mr. Douglas Alexander:
As set out by the Prime Minister on 13 January, the UK is doubling its aid to areas where there is a growth of ethnic violence. Over
the last five years, the Department for International Development (DFID) has doubled aid to fragile and conflict-affected countries to £1.2 billion a year. The 2009 Development White Paper commits DFID to maintaining this momentum by allocating at least 50 per cent. of new bilateral country aid to fragile and conflict-affected countries.
DFID supports Western Sahara through its share of the budget if the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO). ECHO has provided €133 million in humanitarian aid to Western Sahara since it was established.
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Solicitor-General by what date BAE Systems will be required to pay the fine imposed on it in relation to its activities in Tanzania; and if she will make a statement. 
The Solicitor-General: The financial aspects of the plea agreement reached between the SFO and BAE in relation to Tanzania are all subject to the approval of the Crown Court, which will determine the appropriate sentence including the period within which any financial penalties must be paid. Criminal proceedings will be commenced in due course.
Andrew Stunell: To ask the Solicitor-General what the estimated (a) amount and (b) cost was of energy used in the Law Officers' Departments in each year since 1997; what proportion of the energy used was generated from renewable sources in each of those years; and if she will make a statement. 
The Solicitor-General: The Law Officers' Departments have been reporting energy consumption and cost data since 2000-01 as part of the Sustainable Operations on the Government Estate (SOGE) reporting process. The Law Officer's Departments are well above the existing Government targets in using renewable energy. Data prior to 2000-01 are not available and to obtain this information in order to inform a meaningful estimate would incur disproportionate cost.
The data reported relate solely to the Law Officers' Departments controlled estate and exclude properties where energy costs are included as part of a general service charge levied by landlords or the major Government occupier of the property. Data to identify energy costs and inform a meaningful estimate of energy usage in these properties are not available and to obtain them would incur disproportionate cost.
The data reported by the Law Officers' Departments for the years since 2000-01 are detailed in the following table. Cost figures for 2007-08 and 2008-09 are not available and are estimated based on 2006-07 cost.
|Cost (£ million)||kW/Hrs (million)||Percentage renewable|
Jenny Willott: To ask the Solicitor-General how many (a) documents and (b) other items of information in electronic format provided by the Law Officers' Department's to the Iraq Inquiry that Inquiry has sought to publish under the procedure set out in the protocol on documents and other written and electronic information; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Dismore: To ask the Solicitor-General whether special advocates have been employed in cases involving (a) naturalisation judicial reviews, (b) Parole Board hearings, (c) pre-charge detention hearings, (d) production order hearings, (e) planning inquiries, (f) family proceedings and (g) the Mental Health Review Tribunal since their introduction. 
The Solicitor-General: The answer to the question the hon. Member for Hendon has posed may most helpfully be put in the form of a table, which appears as follows. The table relates to the UK and has been prepared with the assistance of the Office of the Solicitor to the Advocate-General for Scotland.
Mr. Grieve: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice what the (a) allocated budget for and (b) expenditure on fees for members of the Correctional Services Accreditation Panel was in 2008-09; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Straw: The allocated budget for the Correctional Services Accreditation Panel (CSAP) in 2008-09 was £155,000. Expenditure on fees for panel members during that period was £121,363.63. A breakdown of budget costs is included in the Correctional Services Accreditation Panel Annual Report for 2008-09, which was published on the Ministry of Justice website on 1 February 2010.
Claire Ward: The available information is shown in the following table. Data for the last six months are not available-data for each month of 2008 are supplied in lieu. Data for 2009 will be available when Sentencing Statistics 2009 is published in the autumn.
|Young offenders( 1) sentenced to custody by region( 2)|
|(1) Young offenders are those aged under 18 at the point of sentence. (2) Data by region held on the courts proceedings database does not match exactly to Youth Offending Team areas. The following Criminal Justice Areas are contained within each region: East Midlands Derbyshire Leicestershire Lincolnshire Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire East of England Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire Norfolk Suffolk London London North East Cleveland Durham Northumbria North West Cheshire Cumbria Greater Manchester Lancashire Merseyside South East Hampshire Kent Surrey Sussex Thames Valley South West Avon and Somerset Devon and Cornwall Dorset Gloucestershire Wiltshire Wales Dyfed-Powys Gwent North Wales South Wales West Midlands Staffordshire Warwickshire West Mercia West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside Humberside North Yorkshire South Yorkshire West Yorkshire Note: These figures have been drawn from administrative data systems. Although care is taken when processing and analysing the returns, the detail collected is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system.|
Source: Justice Statistics-Analytical Services, Ministry of Justice Ref: PQ(JSAS)317526 17/02/2010.
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