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Results 1–20 of 1300 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Siôn Simon

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Cricket: Finance (9 Mar 2010)

Siôn Simon: To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will assess the effect on revenues of grass-roots cricket clubs of the inclusion of the Ashes in the list of group A and B sporting events to be covered on terrestrial television.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Broadcasting (22 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: The information requested regarding my Department is not held in this manner and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost. Information on correspondence received by Digital UK is not held centrally. I have therefore asked the chief executive of Digital UK to write direct to the hon. Member for Cornwall North. Copies of the reply will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Digital Switchover Help Scheme (22 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: At the time of designing the help scheme for television switchover, research suggested that age and disability were the most important indicators of lower digital TV take-up and that these groups were most likely to struggle with digital switchover. For these reasons it was decided that the scheme would offer practical support for people who are: aged 75 or over, disabled, visually impaired...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Correspondence (10 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: Since May 2007 my Department has responded to (a) 9,926 emails and (b) 7,928 letters from members of the public including requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Official Hospitality (10 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: The Department's accounting system does not separately record information on expenditure on Ministerial Hospitality and this could be obtained only at disproportionate cost. All expenditure on hospitality is made in accordance with published departmental guidance, based on the principles set out in Managing Public Money.

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Departmental Travel (10 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: All travel by Ministers and civil servants is undertaken in accordance with the Ministerial Code and the Civil Service Management Code respectively. The information requested is set out in the table. Expenditure on international travel £ 2009-10(1) 81,220 2008-09 286,360 2007-08 298,590 (1) To January 2010

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Government Car and Despatch Agency (10 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: The information requested is set out in the table. Financial year Payments to the Government Car and Despatch Agency (£) Proportion of spend on the Government Car Service (percentage) 2009-10 (to January 2010) 284,330 96.6 2008-09 317,840 95.5 2007-08 337,310 95.1 2006-07 418,900 96.2 2005-06 388,790 96.3 2004-05 368,930 95.4 All travel by Ministers is...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery (10 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: The information requested is set out in the table: £000 2006-07 actual 2006/07 real terms( 1) 2007-08 actual 2007-08 real terms( 1) 2008/09 actual( 2) Heritage Lottery Fund 231,040 243,705 217,043 222,519 207,632 Big Lottery Fund 630,507 665,071 651,124 667,522 612,508 Arts Council England 149,330 157,516 151,450 155,271 144,887 Arts Council Wales...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: National Lottery: Operating Costs (10 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: Lottery distributors' administration costs can be found in their annual reports and accounts. These costs are not comparable, however, as administration costs vary considerably depending on the type and size of grant given and the amounts that applicants receive. My Department has encouraged the national lottery distributors to keep their administration costs as low as possible and to share...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Streatham (10 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Streatham constituency since 1997 include: £364,206 given from Arts Council England to organisations based in Streatham in...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Blaydon (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Blaydon constituency since 2000 include: £61,758 given from Arts Council England to organisations based in Blaydon in 2008-09...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Chorley (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Chorley constituency since 1997 include: £19,434 given from Arts Council England to organisations based in Chorley in 2008-09...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Feltham (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Feltham and Heston constituency since 1997 include: Digital Switchover is due to take place in Feltham and Heston in 2012. By the...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Gloucester (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: holding answer 5 February 2010 My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Gloucester constituency since 1997 include: £111,100 given from Arts Council England to...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Hemsworth (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Hemsworth constituency since 2000 include: Digital Switchover is due to take place in Hemsworth in 2011. By the time switchover...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Milton Keynes (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Milton Keynes constituency since 1997 include: £100,169 given from Arts Council England to organisations based in Milton Keynes...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Slough (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Slough constituency since 1997 include: £107,400 given from Arts Council England to organisations based in Slough in 2008-09...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Sports: Public Participation (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: The next release of Taking Part survey results will take place on 18 March 2010. This provides an update to the rolling annual data published on 17 December 2009 and will include additional data for the period up to December 2009. Interim progress against public service agreement 21; indicator 6 will be assessed using data from the Taking Part survey in summer 2010, with the final...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Thanet (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the South Thanet constituency since 2000 include: £5,813 given from Arts Council England to organisations based in South Thanet in...

Written Answers — Culture Media and Sport: Vauxhall (9 Feb 2010)

Siôn Simon: My Department's aim is to improve the quality of life for everyone through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries. The impact of bodies and policies of my Department on the Vauxhall constituency since 1997 include: £635,706 given from Arts Council England to organisations based in Vauxhall in 2008-09...


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