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Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Betting Shops (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: holding answer 18 December 2008 Following public concern about the clustering of betting shops in certain areas and the potential risks this might pose for vulnerable people, the Government outlined plans for DCMS to look into the scope and extent of this issue in "Fair Rules for Strong Communities" which was published on 2 December 2008. DCMS will work with DCLG to investigate the issues...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Data Protection (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: My Department has adopted the OGC guidelines as set out in the Procurement Policy Note, Information note 13/08— 26 November 2008. All suppliers have been informed of the changes. We have not separately asked for confirmation of compliance.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Data Protection (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: My Department has no such contracts.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Data Protection (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: My Department is currently replacing its senior information risk owner following the departure of the previous incumbent who was Director-General level and who took over the role following the publication of the Data Handling report.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Data Protection (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: holding answer 5 January 200 9 All my Department's IT systems are fully and independently accredited.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Equality (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The Department holds information on its Workforce database for all seven equality strands: gender, gender id, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation and religion and belief. As part of the Cross Government 10-point plan for gender, ethnicity and disability, all departments were set targets at Senior Civil Service level. As a Department we also track data across all other grades to...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Furniture (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The Department spent the following amounts on furniture in each year since 2005. The Department does not have information prior to 2005. £ 2005 2006 2007 2008 British Firms 0 122,200 115,683 7,882 Remploy 0 0 0 0 Overseas Firms 9,035 236,389 216,243 47,733

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental ICT (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The Department for Culture, Media and Sport IT Programme that provides electronic document and record management, electronic content management and secure collaboration was originally expected to be completed by 31 March 2009 and was estimated to cost £1.5 million. The most recent estimate and completion date of each project in tranche 1 of the Royal Parks Agency ICT Change Programme is as...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Exercise (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: holding answer 18 December 2008 The 'Taking Part' survey is a continuous household survey providing national data on participation in culture, leisure and sport by adults aged 16 and over. Tables 1 to 4 show the number and percentage of adults who engaged in moderate intensity level sport for at least 30 minutes on at least three separate occasions during the past week. The data relate to...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Exercise (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: holding answer 18 December 2008 The 'Taking Part' survey is a continuous household survey providing national data on participation in culture, leisure and sport by adults aged 16 and over. Tables 1 to 4 show the number and percentage of adults who engaged in an active sport at least once in the past four weeks. The data relate to the four sub-groups of the population referred to in the...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Football: World Cup (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: Further to my answer of 17 December 2008, Official Report column 766W, England 2018 Ltd. is in the process of recruiting a director of government liaison, whose key responsibilities include one to, "Ensure all relevant Party Leaders ... are regularly briefed on the progress of the Bid."

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Horserace Totalisator Board: EC Action (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: On 1 June 2005 the European Commission initiated a formal investigation under the state aid provisions of the Treaty of Rome into the then proposed terms of the sale of the Tote, which involved a sale at less than the market price. The Government's view was that the investigation was likely to conclude that such a sale would constitute unlawful state aid, and accordingly notified the...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Offenders (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: There are no former prisoners employed in the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. A criminal record is not an automatic bar disqualifying an individual from appointment.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Olympic Games 2012 (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: DCMS officials have looked closely at what happened in previous Olympic and Paralympic games to support preparation for London 2012, which will be the first Olympic and Paralympic games to feature a planned national legacy. The Olympics represents a once in a generation opportunity to drive up activity and performance in all levels of sport. This is reflected in the creation of Sport...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Sight Impaired (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: DCMS printed materials and forms are available in alternative formats upon request, to meet specific requirements of people with disabilities.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Whole Sports Plans (12 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The baselines for the NGB Whole Sport Plans are provided by Active People Survey 2. This surveyed 191,000 adults (over the age of 16) across England between mid October 2007 and mid October 2008. The Active People Survey is carried out continuously through the year and uses computer assisted telephone interviews to survey a random sample of adults across every local authority in England. A...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Telephone Services (13 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: My Department does not operate any public service 0844/0845 numbers.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Data Protection (14 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: In the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, no members of staff have been (a) investigated, (b) suspended and (c) dismissed for losing (i) memory sticks, (ii) laptop computers, (iii) desktop computers and (iv) mobile telephones in each year since 1997.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Sports: Public Participation (14 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: The 'Taking Part' survey is a continuous household survey providing national data on participation in culture, leisure and sport by adults aged 16 and over. In those households containing at least one child aged 11 to 15, an interview is also conducted with a randomly selected child. The following tables show the percentage and number of children and adults who participated in active sport in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport: Primary School Curriculum (19 Jan 2009)

Gerry Sutcliffe: Sir Jim Rose is leading an independent review of the primary curriculum. The curriculum informs early learning and participation in activities of interest to my Department, such as sport and creativity, and therefore my Department has been kept informed of progress. The Government look forward to receiving Sir Jim's final report and recommendations in the spring.


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