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Mr. Cummings: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many ex-miners in the Easington constituency will benefit from the recently announced one-off lump sum payments from the MPS. 
Vera Baird: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what role she is playing in the promotion of arms sales to India; and what assessment she had made of the impact of sales on the (a) dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir and (b) stability in that region. 
Mr. Wilson [holding answer 25 January 2002]: The promotion of any legitimate UK defence exports, in co-ordination with industry, is the responsibility of the Defence Export Services Organisation of the Ministry of Defence.
Mr. Laurence Robertson: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what support she is providing to industry for the development of renewable forms of energy; and if she will make a statement. 
Introducing the new Renewables Obligation, exempting renewables from the climate change levy and protecting existing Non-fossil Fuel Obligation (NFFO) contracts will together create a long-term market incentive for renewables worth over £1 billion per year by 2010.
We are underpinning the obligation with direct Government funding for renewables worth over £260 million between 2001 and 2004. We are setting up extensive capital grants programmes, in particular for offshore wind and energy crops projects, initiating a major photovoltaics demonstration programme, and boosting research and development.
We recently introduced an order to allow locational flexibility for NFFO 3, 4 and 5 projects that have not yet been commissioned. This will allow more appropriate locations to be found in order to overcome problems in securing planning permission.
We have initiated studies of each UK region's capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources. Once all these assessments are completed, it is expected that specific regional targets for renewable energy will be adopted across the UK.
The Government are also exploring the scope for upgrading the electricity distribution system to enable the UK's huge renewable energy resources to be exploited to the full. For example, we have commissioned an initial
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study of the feasibility of an underwater cable to connect parts of the western seaboard of the UK directly to the National Grid.
Mr. Randall: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what percentage of electricity was provided by renewable carbon free energy sources at (a) January 1999, (b) January 2000, (c) January 2001 and (d) January 2002; and what her forecast is for each of the next 10 years. 
Mr. Wilson: The percentages of electricity generated in the United Kingdom from hydro, wind, solar photovoltaics, wave and tidal sources in 1998, 1999, 2000 were 1.7 per cent., 1.7 per cent. and 1.6 per cent., respectively. The percentage declined in 2000 because of the lower level of hydro output in that year resulting from lower precipitation.
The Government's target is that by 2010, 10 per cent. of licensed UK electricity sales will come from renewable sources eligible for the Renewables Obligation. It will be for suppliers to determine the proportion of the 10 per cent. which comes from individual renewable sources.
Mr. Wilson [holding answer 28 January 2002]: As stated in BNFL's Annual Report and Accounts for 2001, Oldbury power station is projected to end its generating life in 2008. There are no plans for further development of the station.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans she has to examine the restrictions upon Chapel Cross power station which prevent it from supplying energy to Scotland. 
Mr. Wilson [holding answer 29 January 2002]: The Department has had a number of discussions with BNFL and Ofgem over this issue. Ofgem are currently considering all the views expressed, as part of their consultation exercise and I will continue to monitor developments.
Mr. Drew: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what discussions she has had recently with Ofgem on its proposal to reduce the amount of energy that Chapel Cross power station can supply to the market. 
Mr. Wilson [holding answer 29 January 2002]: The Department has had a number of discussions with both BNFL and Ofgem over this issue. I also discussed this, and a number of other issues, with Callum McCarthy, the Chairman of Ofgem, on 29 January.
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Dr. Vis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many incidents of cell damage have been recorded at each of the prisons in the juvenile estate; and what the cost of each was. 
(55) December only
(56) November and December only
(57) September to December only
(58) Figures not held centrally
(59) July to December only
1. Hindley prison and young offender institution will not start providing data until April 2002.
2. Ashfield young offender institution as a contracted out establishment does not provide Prison Service Headquarters with this information.
Beverley Hughes: Yes. The release of all young persons into the community from prison establishments is planned through a series of meetings. These meetings form an action plan and begin on reception and conclude prior to release. A support plan will be drawn up to enable the young person to be supported on discharge. Attendees at these meetings include sentence planning staff, community supervising officers and families. To date, 34 per cent. have been attended by families.
Beverley Hughes: The table shows the number of reported incidents of self-harm for the 15 to 17-year-old age group in each juvenile establishment for the financial years 200001, 200102 up to 30 November 2001.
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(60) Figures up to 30 November 2001 include establishments in the female estate which hold juveniles.
Dr. Vis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many children are on the basic level of the incentives and earned privileges scheme in each of the prisons in the juvenile estate. 
Beverley Hughes: Owing to the fluidity of the review process, these figures are not held centrally as they change from day to day. As a guide it was envisaged that not more than 10 per cent. of the population would be on the basic regime. However, this figure is rarely reached and almost never exceeded.
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(61) From April 2001
(62) April to December 2001
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