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Departmental Studies

Volume 454: debated on Monday 11 December 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which studies have been commissioned by her Department from (a) external agencies, (b) companies, (c) academics and (d) individuals in 2006. (107154)

Studies commissioned by DCMS in 2006 are as follows:


Measuring elasticity of tourism demand

Casino impacts scoping study

Evaluating the benefits of the 7th July assistance centre

Independent technical review on sport and leisure facility equity indicators

Sport's contribution to achieving wider social benefits


A literature review and survey of statistical sources on remote gambling

Economic impact of DCMS cultural investment

Creative industries analysis

Live music impact study

BBC charter review research

Review of evidence base for delivering SP2/PSA3

Assess local authority delivery against national standards

Licensing Act 2003: the experience of smaller establishments in applying for live music authorisation

Willingness to pay for work to inform licence fee setting

Assessing the readiness of social housing sector for digital switchover

Assessing the impact of 2005 Gambling Act on internet gambling

Creative industry promotion—an international perspective

International dimension of the creative economy

Exploring creative industry spillovers

Governance of non-departmental public bodies

Knowledge economy

Scoping links between the creative industry and the rest of the economy

Museums indicators revisions

Heritage protection review assessment of eight pilot projects

Peer review of English Heritage

Public value research

Literature review (sponsored jointly with the Cabinet Office)

KPMG's advice on costs of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games

Valuation of the horserace totalisator board