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Ms Osborne: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will list the headquarters buildings in his Department which have adopted green transport plans. 
Ms Beverley Hughes: Travel plans have been prepared for all 16 DETR property centres (including Executive Agencies and Government Offices where the Department has management responsibility), covering some 44 headquarters and main buildings.
Council of Mortgage Lenders
Mr. Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (1) if he will list the local authorities that have not installed smoke detectors in their housing stock; 
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Ms Armstrong: Reliable figures are not available for the number of rough sleepers in England prior to 1998. In 1998 a methodology was developed based on a series of single night street counts and estimates by local authorities to enable this information to be collected. It was estimated that as of June 1998 there were 1,850 people sleeping rough in England in any one night. These figures are updated annually and subsequent figures showed that the number of people sleeping rough fell to 1,633 in June 1999 and 1,180 in June 2000.
|Year||River lengths classified(1) grade F (Bad) in England and Wales (miles)|
(1) The General Quality Assessment (GQA) scheme bases chemical river assessments on three determinants: dissolved oxygen, ammonia and biochemical oxygen demand. Samples are taken at 7,000 sites representing 25,000 miles of rivers and canals. Rivers are classified according to one of 6 grades from "Very Good" (A) to "Bad" (F).
(2) Assessments prior to 1990 were based on a slightly different scheme. These were the lengths classified as "Bad" in that scheme.
The Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive does not set quality standards for rivers. It sets standards for the quality of treated effluent discharged from sewage treatment works, based on the size of the discharge and the nature of the receiving waters.
Mr. Ruane: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many houses were built, broken down by (a) local authority, (b) housing association and (c) private sector builds, in England and Wales in each of the last 20 years. 
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Mr. Clifton-Brown: To ask the Prime Minister what advice he has received from the Chairman of the New Millennium Experience Company as to the value of the site of the Dome if it were to be demolished; and when. 
Mr. Malins: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to letters from the hon. Member for Woking, dated 15 March and 26 September, concerning the asylum case of Mrs. Thu Nga Ly, reference L322968; and if he will make a statement on outstanding asylum applications of people from Vietnam. 
Applications from Vietnamese nationals are treated in the same way as similar applications from other nationals. We have committed substantial new resources to speed up the asylum system and as these begin to deliver we expect to see significant improvements in decision times in most asylum cases, including Vietnamese.
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Mrs. Roche: There is no estimate of the total number of persons who enter the country illegally since, by the very nature of the problem, it is not possible to establish that a person is here illegally until they have been traced and interviewed.
A more detailed breakdown of this figure for 1989-99 can be found in Control of Immigration: Statistics United Kingdom 1999, a copy of which is held in the Library. Information on the first half of 2000 is due to be published on 30 November in a Home Office bulletin, a copy of which will also be placed in the Library.
Mr. Charles Clarke: Over 100 orders have been made nationally since the measure came into force on 1 April 1999. Six of these have been made in Norfolk. According to provisional figures for prosecutions at the magistrates court and convictions for all courts, there have been four prosecutions for breaches of an anti-social behaviour order up to the end of June 2000. Three of these have resulted in a conviction.
(3) Year ending March
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