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Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what proportion of (a) heating and (b) domestic heating in the UK came from renewable sources in the latest period for which figures are available. 
Joan Ruddock: In 2008 renewable heat accounted for 1.0 per cent. of non-electrical heat production in the UK, on a net calorific value basis (7.4 terawatt hours out of 713 terawatt hours). There is no available breakdown on the split between domestic and non-domestic renewable heat production, but estimates suggest that the proportion is similar for domestic heating.
Charles Hendry: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change with reference to paragraph 7.39, page 127, of the pre-Budget report, Cm 7747, what the budget for the Warm Front scheme is in (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-20, (c) 2010-11 and (d) 2011-12. 
|Actual spend (£ million)|
|Budget (£ million)|
Lembit Öpik: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change whether his Department has undertaken research into the cost of (a) installing and (b) maintaining (i) offshore and (ii) onshore wind turbines in relation to (A) their capacity factor and (B) the price of electricity produced in each of these ways; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Kidney: The analysis underpinning Renewable Energy Strategy, published in July 2009, used assumptions on the generating costs of different electricity generating technologies to 2020, full details of which are set out in Element (2009) and Redpoint/Trilemma (2009), which are available on the DECC website. The first table as follows summarises these generation cost assumptions with respect to wind generation in 2009, according to load factor assumptions.
In their work for the Renewable Energy Strategy (2009), Redpoint also calculated levelised costs for onshore and offshore wind for the 2009 base capital expenditure levels as follows and other assumptions in the above table. These are set out in the second table.
|Technology (source)||Load factor (percentage)||Capital expenditure base (range) in £/kW||Operating expenditure in £/kW/year||Technology life (years)|
|(1) Indicates a brace.|
|Technology (source)||Load factor (percentage)||Levelised costs in £/MWh|
Mr. Maude: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 5 February 2010, Official Report, column 621W, on civil service: location, how many civil servants have been relocated from outside London and the south-east to inside London and the south-east since the 2004 Gershon Report. 
Mr. Byrne: The OGC maintains a central register that records the relocation of civil service posts from London and the south-east. Where known this also records the movement of posts back into the area and these are netted off from the published relocation totals. The figures provided in the answer of 5 February 2010, Official Report, column 621W, are net of 1,025 MOD posts, both military and civilian, which are known to have relocated into the south-east.
The Government are working closely with the construction industry to mitigate the impact of the economic downturn. Skill levels and training capability in the industry are protected through the continuing levy arrangements directed by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).
Levy income in 2008 amounted to £181.8 million. Training grant expenditure by the Board amounted to £176.1 million, with a further £23.2 million of support for employers, for instance for subsidised training courses and apprenticeship allowances. In 2008 CITB returned more money in direct financial assistance to employers than they received in levy (£1.10 returned to every £1 of levy received). This high ratio of support has been made possible because CITB has acted on behalf of the Industry to generate income from sources other than the levy.
CITB have been working with Government and partners to address skills issues caused by the recession, for instance by introducing an Apprenticeship Matching Scheme to help redundant trainees in the industry complete their apprenticeships.
Over the next three years the levy is anticipated to raise between £465 million to £475 million for training in the Construction Sector. Future levy income will enable the CITB to meet the changing skills needs of the sector as it moves out of recession and to meet the challenge of the Government's low-carbon agenda.
The Department supports the work of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB), who are responsible for the administration of the CITB Levy. In order to assist companies through the current recession the CITB have agreed to allow companies to pay the levy in monthly instalments, up to 15 months in some cases, at no extra charge.
The process for completing levy assessments has been simplified and can now be done online. CITB have a dedicated help-desk, and information is available on their website to assist with levy assessments.
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what contingent liabilities of over £100,000 each Government Department has; and on what date Parliament was informed of the contingent liability in each case. 
Mr. Byrne: Information on departmental contingent liabilities is reported in the resource accounts of each government department. As there is no central register this information could only be collected at disproportionate cost.
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: Details of Departments' advisory non-departmental public bodies are published annually as part of the Cabinet Office's Public Bodies, copies of which are in the Library and can be accessed via:
Sarah McCarthy-Fry: A full PFI refurbishment of the Treasury's building was completed in 2002. The cost of any refurbishments since that date have been included in the annual unitary payment made to the PFI provider and is not separately recorded.
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many television programmes have been sponsored by (a) his Department, (b) its agencies, (c) HM Revenue and Customs and (d) the Valuation Office Agency in each of the last five years; and at what cost. 
For HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer given to the hon. Member for Hayes and Harlington (John McDonnell) on 4 March 2010, Official Report, column 1336W. This is the first sponsorship of this kind that HMRC has undertaken.
Jim Cousins: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of (a) male and (b) female workers were in the same job as 12 months earlier in each (i) region and (ii) country of the UK in each year since 2006. 
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking what percentage of (a) male and (b) female workers were in the same job as 12 months earlier in each (i)region and (ii) country of the UK in each year since 2006. (321117)
Estimates provided in the attached table are derived from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) covering the three months ending December for the period requested.
As with any sample survey, the estimates provided are subject to a margin of uncertainty.
|Table 1: Percentage( 1) of workers( 2) in the same job for 12 months or longer October to December for each year-Not seasonally adjusted|
|(1 )The denominator includes those in employment who did not state the length of current employment.|
(2) People aged 16 and over in employment.
Labour Force Survey
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