§ Mr. Don Foster
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many targets have been agreed since May 1997 between his Department and (i) local authorities and (ii) other bodies apart from his own agencies and non-departmental public bodies. 
§ Mr. Chris Smith
I regret that it has not been possible to provide an answer before Prorogation. I shall therefore write to the hon. Member and place a copy of my reply in the Libraries of the House.