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Mr. Hoyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has for the future of the Royal Regiment of Gibraltar; and when he next plans to review the number of troops stationed in that region. 
Dr. Fox: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what NATO assets will be used for Operation Atalanta under the (a) 2003 Berlin Plus arrangements and (b) 2002 NATO-EU Declaration on the European Security and Defence Policy; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Quentin Davies: The project currently has approval to undertake a £14 million assessment phase due to complete in 2011. This will be followed by the demonstration phase which will run from 2011 to 2013; costs for this phase have not yet been approved. Whole life cost figures will be developed as part of the preparation of the main gate business case, which is planned to be submitted for approval in 2013.
Dr. Julian Lewis: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many instances there have been of radioactive leaks from (a) nuclear-armed and (b) conventionally-armed nuclear-powered submarines in each of the last 12 years. 
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what discussions he has had with the (a) Chinese and (b) Indian governments on the reduction of greenhouse emissions; and if he will make a statement. 
My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State regularly discusses climate change with key international partners, including China and India. Most recently he has met with Xie Zhenhua, Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission, on his visit to China 3-6 May.
In addition, the UK and China enjoy a positive dialogue at official level, which takes place through the UK-China Working Group on Climate Change, launched in September 2006. Key areas of focus include: progress towards an ambitious outcome at the climate change talks in Copenhagen; reviewing and developing ongoing climate science collaboration between the UK and China; and adaptation to climate change through phase two of the Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture project. The last meeting of the working group took place in London in August 2008 and the next meeting is scheduled to take place in Beijing later this year.
The UK-India Structured Dialogue on Climate Change took place between senior officials in September last year in Delhi. The Secretary of State is looking forward to expanding on these conversations during international meetings such as the Major Economies Forum and the UNFCCC, as well as the UK-India bilateral summit, scheduled to take place later this year.
Gordon Banks: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the Answer of 5 March 2009, Official Report, column 1806W, on liquefied petroleum gas, which trade groups he plans to meet; and when he plans to meet them. 
Gregory Barker: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the Answer to the hon. Member for Stafford of 20 April 2009, Official Report, column 326W, on solar power, what information and guidance his Department has provided for applicants for grants for solar photovoltaic technology whose applications are being kept on hold. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien:
The Low Carbon Buildings Programme (LCBP) Phase 2 is managed by Building Research Establishment (BRE). BRE have taken a number of measures to ensure that all interested parties are kept fully informed about the current hold on solar PV funding. In particular, information is available on the
LCBP website to keep applicants and framework suppliers up to date on grant commitments and developments in relation to the programme. BRE have also contacted applicants and a helpline service is available.
Mr. Dai Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what information held by his Department and its predecessors on plans relating to protests at (a) coal-fired and (b) nuclear power plants has been provided to (i) E.ON and (ii) other power generators in the last two years. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: Contingency planning for protests at power stations is a matter for the owners, the local police force and in the case of nuclear plants, the Office for Civil Nuclear Security and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. If it is aware of likely protests the Department may liaise with these parties to ensure contingency plans are in place to protect security of supply, although people also have rights to legally protest.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change which seminars and public events on tidal power in the Severn he and his officials (a) have attended since 26 January 2009 and (b) propose to attend before the end of the Severn Tidal Power Feasibility Study Consultation. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: The first Severn tidal power consultation has now closed. Since the launch of the consultationwhich was attended by some 150 stakeholdersI have chaired several Severn tidal power parliamentary forums (for MPs, Lords, Welsh Assembly Members, and MEPs); a regional forum with senior representatives of local authorities, local business and environmental organisations; and launched the Severn Embryonic Technologies Scheme, to fund the development of new technology proposals. My hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State replied to the private Members debate on the feasibility study in Westminster Hall.
A meeting of the Steering Group for the Strategic Environmental Assessment of Severn tidal power.
Multiple meetings with local strategic partnerships, council members and officials.
Two public meetings (in Brean and Burnham-on-Sea) organised by the right hon. Member for Wells (Mr. Heathcoat-Amory).
Two public forums on tidal energy (in Bristol and Cardiff) organised by the Royal Society of Arts.
A public meeting in Penarth organised by Chris Franks AM and Leanne Wood AM.
A public meeting organised by the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition in Bristol.
National Council of Women Seminar 2009 at Minsterworth, Gloucester.
Frampton on Severn Sailing Club meeting.
The South West TUC Conference.
The Institute of Civil Engineers Severn Tidal Energy Conference.
The BERR and DECC Business Climate Change and Energy Group (for energy companies and users).
Renewable Energy Association Ocean Energy Group.
Citi Institutional Investors Group.
Several meetings with regional port authorities.
The Department's partners in the feasibility study (including Welsh Assembly Government, the South West Regional Development Agency, and Government Office South West) and consultants to the feasibility study have also attended a number of meetings and events to provide information about the study and consultation.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change by what means he has engaged with (a) the general public and (b) those likely to be affected by the Severn tidal power schemes shortlisted for further consideration consequent on consultation on the Severn Tidal Power Feasibility Study published on 26 January 2009. 
Mr. Mike O'Brien: The general public and those likely to be affected by the proposed shortlist of potential Severn tidal power schemes have been engaged in the feasibility study in the following ways:
A three month public consultation on the recommended short-list of schemes and the scope of the Strategic Environmental Assessment. The consultation, supporting documents and an accessible summary of information were all made available on our website.
The Severn Tidal Parliamentary Forum for MPs, Lords and AMs.
The Severn Tidal Regional Forum co-chaired by Jane Davidson AM, the hon. Member for Exeter (Mr. Bradshaw) and me for senior representatives of local authorities, local business and environmental organisations.
The Strategic Environmental Assessment Steering Group, which includes statutory advisers, environmental NGOs, business representatives and academics.
Numerous meetings with stakeholders.
Public meetings for local businesses, representatives and individuals as requested by the local MP.
Interviews with local and national media to raise the public profile of the consultation.
Encouraging stakeholders and third parties to hold events to inform their own constituencies and providing materials to aid their discussions.
Regular email updates to the over one thousand stakeholders and members of the public who have expressed an interest in receiving information on the feasibility study.
Joan Ruddock: Warm Front customers who have received a gas boiler have access to a 24 hour breakdown line, which operates seven days a week and 365 days a year. In the majority of cases this service provides either a same day or next day response. Temporary heaters will also be provided under certain circumstances.
The Warm Front Scheme will first try to repair a faulty boiler. If the installer cannot repair it, they will recommend replacing the boiler with a similar model, for example, a standard boiler will be replaced with another standard boiler which is just as (or more) efficient.
Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what recent support his Department has provided to (a) small, (b) medium and (c) large businesses in the West Midlands. 
In addition to help sign post businesses to support available in the region, Advantage West Midlands (AWM) is preparing a document which maps out the current initiatives available for difference size businessesmicro/small, medium and large. The final document will describe the initiatives in more detail. AWM are in the process of finalising this document and it will be accessible via
Sir Michael Spicer: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform when he plans to reply to the letter from the hon. Member for West Worcestershire of 19 February 2009, transferred from the Department for International Development on 25 February 2009, on tax evasion by multinational companies. 
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