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Charles Hendry: The Office for Nuclear Development is responsible for facilitating new nuclear build in the UK. The total budget for the Office of Nuclear Development for 2010-11 is £3 million. This comprises of an administration budget of £1.7 million for staff and associated costs and a programme budget of £1.3 million. The Office for Nuclear Development does not have a capital expenditure budget. These figures do not include the Department's wider work on, policy associated with nuclear security, safety and non-proliferation, nor do they reflect any efficiency savings yet to be made by the Department.
Jonathan Reynolds: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what percentage of the UK's energy is supplied from renewable energy sources; and what his projection is for this percentage in each of the next three years. 
Charles Hendry: Overall UK energy consumption from renewables was 2.3% in 2008 (the latest data available). The Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics (DUKES) 2010, giving 2009 data, will be published in July.
Projections of the share of renewable energy in final energy consumption under the EU renewable energy directive definition for 2010-12 are given in Table 1. These are based on June 2010 Updated Energy and Emissions Projections published on the DECC website.
The Government are committed to a major increase in renewable energy generation and we have, or are putting in place, a number of financial and non-financial measures to help us meet our 2020 renewable energy target.
|Table 1: Projected renewable energy as a percentage of final energy consumption|
| Source: DECC June 2010 updated Energy and Emissions Projections.|
Annette Brooke: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will take steps to equalise the payments made to businesses and to homes that have installed micro-generation capacity for feed-in tariffs. 
Charles Hendry: Tariffs for new installations under the feed-in tariffs scheme follow international best practice and differ depending on technology and capacity installed and are available from the DECC website at:
Mr Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland which Ministers in his Department have been issued with (a) a Blackberry, (b) an iPhone, (c) another make of mobile telephone and (d) a personal digital assistant supplied by the Department. 
Mr Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many (a) political appointments and (b) other personal appointments he has made since his appointment; and at what estimated annual cost to the public purse. 
Mr Maude: The Government are committed to reducing the number of public bodies to increase accountability and reduce costs. To this end, I will be working with Departments to assess the public bodies that fall within their areas of responsibility. We expect to publish the outcome of this assessment in the autumn.
Philip Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cars have been confiscated by the police on the basis of automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) data since the police ANPR system became operational. 
Mr Hanson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what her policy is on implementation of the proposals contained in the safer confident neighbourhood policing strategy of February 2010. 
Nick Herbert: The Government support neighbourhood policing. The programme set out by the coalition explains our approach to policing with greater freedom for police forces from Ministerial control, police forces which are better able to deal with the crime and antisocial behaviour that blights people's lives, and are much more accountable to the public they serve. This includes:
directly elected individuals to make the police more accountable;
reducing bureaucracy that hinders the police, and introduce better technology;
publishing crime maps showing the public what is happening on their streets; and
regular beat meetings allowing residents to hold the police to account.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proportion of (a) all offences committed against UK citizens abroad reported to police forces in the UK and (b) such cases involving rape were referred to Interpol in the latest period for which figures are available; what the mean time was between the referral and receipt of a response in (i) all
cases and (ii) cases of rape in that period; and in what proportion of (A) all cases and (B) cases of rape so reported a conviction resulted. 
Mr Watson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many full-time equivalent staff at each civil service grade are employed in the private office of each Minister in her Department. 
James Brokenshire: Our counter-narcotics work with Colombia is an integral part of the Government's drugs strategy. The UK Threat Assessment (UKTA) for 2009-10 estimated that around 65% of global cocaine production and distribution originates from Colombia or in the border areas of Venezuela and Ecuador. Peru and Bolivia account for the remaining 30 to 35%. Venezuela and Brazil, as well as Caribbean and West African states, are also identified as trafficking routes to the UK and the rest of Europe.
In Colombia, the UK Government have supported projects totalling £1.1 million through the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and works with other countries in information sharing, raising policing and law-enforcement standards and promoting best practice among Colombian law-enforcement partners. This has contributed to the arrest of high profile drugs traffickers, the dismantling of organised crime networks and the seizure of many tonnes of cocaine destined for the UK.
In Peru, we work closely with Peruvian partners to support their efforts to tackle the threat that cocaine poses to the UK and Europe. We invest in a range of UNODC implemented capacity building projects focusing on the areas of forensics, law enforcement, and anti-money- laundering work, totalling approximately £180,000 in FY 2009-10. The UK has also supported Peru's introduction of its 'FRANCO' helpline and website for young people, which is based on the UK's 'Talk to FRANK' campaign.
Venezuela is used as a trafficking route to the UK and the rest of Europe. There is good operational co-operation between Venezuela and UK law enforcement agencies and we have supported several initiatives in information sharing, the sharing of best practice and co-operation on seizures and arrests. This has resulted in disruption to organised crime networks and the seizure of cocaine destined for European/UK markets. The recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the UK and Venezuela demonstrates the Government's commitment to counter narcotics work in Venezuela.
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