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Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Bromley and Chislehurst of 21 July 2009, Official Report, column 1654W, on fires: domestic waste, what the (a) budget and (b) timetable is for the research into fires in wheeled refuse containers. 
Mr. Malik: The 2010-11 research programme is being drawn up at this time. We anticipate that draft research programmes will be considered by Ministers and we expect the outcomes of that process will be available in spring 2010.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what assessment has been made of the effect on local economies of the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: An independent national evaluation of the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative (LEGI) has been commissioned by Communities and Local Government which will measure and assess the outcomes and impacts of the programme; assess the strategic and operational fit of the fund within the wider policy environment; and identify innovation and good practice and work carried out by the LEGI partnerships.
Mr. Laurence Robertson:
To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government whether submissions from developers to planning appeals may
be (a) received and (b) taken account of after the closing date for such submissions; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what discussions he has had with the Planning Inspectorate on the timing of submissions made by developers in respect of proposals to build houses at Innsworth, Gloucestershire, GL3 1EB. 
Robert Neill: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will place in the Library a copy of each of the interim pilot reports published as part of the Total Place initiative. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: Many of the pilots have now made their interim reports public, by either publishing them on the Total Place website or their own websites. The decision on whether to publish the interim reports was entirely a matter for the pilots.
Mr. Bone: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government if he will bring forward proposals to include the provision of reserves of salt and grit as part of the audit requirements of local authorities. 
Robert Neill: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the names and addresses are of each organisation that supplied goods or services to the (a) Standards Board for England and (b) Homes and Communities Agency in 2008-09. 
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government (1) when he plans to answer Question 314663, on households in temporary accommodation, tabled on 27 January 2010; 
Governor-Mr. Alistair Harrison
Deputy Governor-Mr. Stanley Reid
Governor-Sir Richard Gozney
Deputy Governor-Mr. David Arkley
Governor-Mr. David Pearey
Deputy Governor-Ms Vivian Inez Archibald
Governor-Mr. Duncan Taylor
Deputy Governor-Mr. Donovan Ebanks
Governor-Mr. Alan Huckle. Mr Huckle is also Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Deputy Governor-There is no such position. Mr. Paul Martinez is the First Secretary in the Governor's Office and has acted as Governor during periods of substantive absence by the Governor.
Governor-Sir Adrian Johns
Deputy Governor-Ms Lesley Pallett
Governor-Mr. Peter Waterworth
Deputy Governor-Mrs. Sarita Francis
Governor-Mr. George Fergusson
Deputy Governor-Ms Ginny Silva
Governor-Mr Andrew Gurr
Deputy Governor-There is no such position. The Chief Secretary, Mr. Andrew Wells, has acted as Governor of St. Helena in the Governor's absence.
Ascension Island Administrator-Mr. Ross Denny.
Tristan da Cunha Administrator-Mr. David Morley.
Governor-Mr. Gordon Wetherell
The Commissioner for the British Antarctic Territory and British Indian Ocean Territory is Mr. Colin Roberts.
Mr. Bain: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for West Bromwich East of 7 January 2010, Official Report, column 565W, on Croatia: EC enlargement, what assessment he has made of the effect of the election of Ivo Josipovic as President of Croatia on that country's progress in its EU accession negotiations, with particular reference to efforts towards reform in the areas of judiciary and fundamental rights. 
"It was with a vision of a European, prosperous Croatia that I embarked on the electoral process. My key motivation was that of justice, the moral and legal foundation of a better society. We have established a state, but justice and fairness are the values yet to be materialized in their full scope."
I am confident that President Josipovic will encourage the Government of Croatia to continue vigorous efforts to meet the criteria for EU accession, particularly in the areas of tackling corruption and strengthening the judiciary and respect for fundamental rights.
Andrew Mackinlay: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment has been made of the effects on levels of service of the withdrawal of management officers in the UK missions and their replacement with locally-engaged staff in (a) Iran, (b) Iraq, (c) Nigeria, (d) Russia and (e) China; and if he will make a statement. 
Chris Bryant: Our missions will continue to provide appropriate levels of service for our staff whether supported by UK or locally-based staff. In Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Russia and China, there will still be senior UK-based management staff.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office tries to work very much as a single team, offering full responsibility and accountability to local as well as UK-based staff in accordance with their roles. We are privileged to attract a high calibre of local staff who deliver an excellent level of service including in the area of corporate services work.
Mr. Galloway: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what discussions he has had with his counterpart in Dubai on Interpol's request concerning named suspects in a murder investigation believed to be using details from British passports; and if he will make a statement. 
Chris Bryant [holding answer 25 February 2010]: I refer the hon. Member to my hon. Friend the Minister for Europe's answer to the right hon. Member for Richmond, Yorks (Mr. Hague) of 22 February 2010, Official Report, columns 22-23, namely that on 21 February 2010 my right hon. Friend the Foreign Secretary spoke to Abdullah bin Zayed, the Emirati Foreign Minister.
Chris Bryant [holding answer 22 February 2010]: The Government are committed to a world-class and comprehensive diplomatic service that is a credit to the UK and reflects demands for our services and the Government's priorities. I am confident that we will continue to be able both to fulfil our historic responsibilities and to pursue our modern priorities.
Chris Bryant: UK representatives of the Falun Gong movement were invited to meetings with non-governmental organisations, held by my predecessor the hon. Member for Harlow (Bill Rammell), as part of a wider discussion on Human Rights in China.
We have serious concerns about the mistreatment of Falun Gong adherents and regularly raise this issue with the Chinese Government. We did so most recently at the UK/China Human Rights Dialogue, which was held in London in January 2009. We asked how many re-education through labour detainees there were and what proportion were Falun Gong. The Chinese responded saying that reforms of the system of re-education through labour were taking place. We will raise this issue again at the next available opportunity.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he plans to submit his response to the request from the UN Secretary-General under paragraph 1 of UN General Assembly Resolution 64/117 for information and observations on the scope and application of the principle of universal
jurisdiction, including information on judicial practice; whether that response will include details of the arrest warrant procedure in the UK; and if he will publish the response. 
Chris Bryant: The UK intends to respond to the UN Secretary-General's request before his deadline of 30 April. The content of our reply, including the question of whether or not to include details of the arrest warrant procedure, is currently under consideration. The Government will lay a copy of the response in the Library of the House at the earliest opportunity.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice on how many occasions statute law provisions relating to domestic arrest warrants have been amended in the last 30 years; and if he will make a statement. 
Claire Ward: The statutory provision governing the issue of domestic arrest warrants is section 1 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980, which in the 30 years since it was passed has been amended by three enactments-the Criminal Justice Act 1991, the Courts Act 2003 and the Criminal Justice Act 2003.
Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) how many people were convicted of racist offences in (a) London, (b) each police force area and (c) England and Wales in each year since 1998; 
(2) how many people have been convicted for causing (a) death and (b) injury by dangerous driving in England and Wales, in each year since 1998; and how many of these offences involved (i) alcohol and (ii) drug or substance abuse; 
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