Planning stats

£3 billion - Shortfall in funding for key transport projects including the Thames Gateway Bridge and the Docklands Light Railway Dagenham extension, says Transport for London. The schemes are on hold due to the shortage.

£101m - Overall funding that councils will receive from the 2008-09 housing and planning delivery grant. The DCLG revealed the final allocations this week.

25,000 - Scottish Renewables' estimate of the number of people that the nation's marine industry could employ in 20 years' time. It also claims that the sector could provide power for more than 500,000 homes by 2020.

90% - The proportion of English local authorities meeting or exceeding their household recycling targets, according to figures published by DEFRA last week.

14 - The number of winter sports that can be held in the Snoasis snow dome, approved by communities secretary Hazel Blears last week.

9 - Areas in England sharing £30 million to fight obesity. The Department of Health targeted Dudley, Halifax, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth, Sheffield, Tewkesbury, Tower Hamlets and Thetford this week.

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