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  • Arts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding (a) his Department and (b) lottery distributors have contributed towards projects aimed at increasing participation...

  • Arts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what progress has been made on the implementation of the McMaster Review of excellence in the arts.

  • Arts: Bureaucracy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what plans his Department has for reducing the burden of administration on arts organisations.

  • Arts: Rural Areas

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what Government support has been given to the (a) performing and (b) visual arts in rural areas of England since May 2005.

  • Arts: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what plans his Department has for reducing the number of targets which are applied to the arts sector.

  • Association for Physical Education

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how often his Department has met the Association for Physical Education in each of the last three years; and what the outcome was of...

  • Baseball

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether he has had recent discussions on the governance of baseball; and if he will make a statement.

  • Cultural Heritage: Climate Change

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what account he takes of climate change when developing the Department's heritage strategy, with particular reference to the protection...

  • Cultural Heritage: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what his estimate is of the number of hours of arts and culture children receive each week.

  • Cultural Relations: Israel

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent steps he (a) has taken and (b) plans to take to improve cultural ties between the UK and Israel; and if he will make a...

  • Culture Online: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the Answer of 13 March 2008, Official Report, column 545W, on Culture Online, what targets were set for the Culture Online...

  • Culture: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much was spent on strategic commissioning in (a) museums (b) galleries and (c) libraries in each of the last five years.

  • Culture: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport with reference to his Department's press release of 13 February 2008 on the Find Your Talent scheme, whether cultural events attended...

  • Culture: Young People

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what recent steps the Government have taken to provide opportunities for young people to engage in cultural activities.

  • Departmental Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what contracts were awarded by his Department to (a) KPMG, (b) PricewaterhouseCoopers, (c) Ernst and Young, (d) McKinsey, (e)...

  • Departmental Contracts

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what contracts his Department has with Euclid; and what the combined monetary value of such contracts is.

  • Departmental Legislation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what new criminal offences have been created by primary legislation sponsored by his Department since July 2007.

  • Departmental Manpower

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many (a) permanent civil service posts (b) permanent non-civil service posts and (c) temporary or agency workers in employment...

  • Departmental Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what property has been lost or stolen from his Department since 1997; and what the cost of replacement was.

  • Departmental Public Expenditure

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what funding agreements his Department has made with (a) departmental agencies, (b) non-departmental public bodies and (c) private...

  • Departmental Public Participation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many public consultations his Department has held in the last three years; and how many respondents there were to each.

  • Departmental Public Participation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what (a) surveys, (b) questionnaires and (c) other services were provided by polling companies for his Department in financial year...

  • Departmental Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department spent on research in each of the last three years, broken down by policy area or departmental division.

  • Departmental Sick Leave

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many of his Department's staff took more than (a) five, (b) 10, (c) 15, (d) 20, (e) 25, (f) 30, (g) 35 and (h) 40 days leave...

  • Departmental Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which of his Department's public sector agreement targets have been discontinued following his speech on 7 November 2007 at the Equity...

  • Departmental Telephone Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what (a) 0800, (b) 0845 and (c) 0870 telephone numbers for the public are in use by (i) his Department and (ii) agencies which report...

  • Digital Broadcasting: Radio

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many times the Digital Radio Working Group taskforce has met in 2008; and how much has been spent on its administration since...

  • Digital Switchover Help Scheme

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when he plans to complete his assessment of the costs and benefits of upgrading his core research requirements for digital switchover...

  • Disabled

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what targets his Department has set in relation to the employment of people with disabilities over the next five years.

  • English Heritage: Research

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the aims of the Hearth and Home research project by English Heritage are; and if he will make a statement.

  • Euclid

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much he expects his Department to pay to Euclid in each of the next three years.

  • Film: Video Piracy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport whether he intends to introduce legislation to make the use of a video camera in a cinema a criminal offence.

  • Film: Video Piracy

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate his Department has made of the annual loss to the UK film industry as a result of intellectual property theft.

  • Football: Insurance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will bring forward proposals to require the Football Association to establish a national insurance scheme to cover injuries caused...

  • Gambling: Advertising

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the Answer of 25 March 2008, Official Report, columns 86-87W, on gambling: advertising, if he will place in the Library a...

  • Historic Buildings: Sustainable Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what guidance and assistance is available from English Heritage on the use of renewable technology in buildings of historic importance.

  • JP Morgan

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department paid to JP Morgan in each year since 1997; and what the purpose of each payment was.

  • Karian and Box

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the value was of each contract awarded by his Department to Karian and Box since 1997.

  • Ofcom: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much funding his Department provided to Ofcom in each of the last three years; and for what purposes each payment was made.

  • Own Art Programme: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much he expects his Department to spend on (a) the Own Art programme and (b) the Take It Away instrument scheme in each of the...

  • Recreation Spaces

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many (a) athletics tracks, (b) golf facilities, (c) grass pitches, (d) health and fitness suites, (e) ice rinks, (f) indoor...

  • Regional Cultural Consortiums: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what funding his Department provided for Regional Cultural Consortia in 2007-08; and what funding will be provided in 2008-09.

  • Sports: VAT

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on HM Revenue and Customs' decision to apply VAT at the standard rate...

  • Television: Licensing

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 12 November 2007, Official Report, column 6W, on television: licensing, how many people in Northern Ireland...

  • Tourism Strategy Fund: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what his Department's planned expenditure on the Tourism Strategy Fund is for (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10 and (c) 2010-11.

  • VisitBritain: Property

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the average cost per square metre of (a) stand alone VisitBritain offices outside the UK and (b) VisitBritain offices...

  • World Heritage Review

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport when his Department plans to publish the World Heritage Review; and what the cost of the review is expected to be.

  • Zurich Financial Services

    To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department paid to Zurich Financial Services in each year since 1997; and what the purpose of the payment was in each case.