§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will list each departmental initiative since May 1997 requiring bids for funding together with the total resources available, the number of successful bids and the proportion this represents of total bids received; and what data he collects on the average expenditure of organisations bidding for funding through each initiative. 
§ Ms Beverley Hughes
I refer my hon. Friend to my right hon. Friend the Chief Secretary's reply of 17 July 2000,Official Report, column 93W.