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Mr. Willetts: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what action he is taking to help Working Families Tax Credit recipients who have been refused a mortgage because of the reluctance of mortgage providers to count WFTC payments as income. 
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(18) Excess winter deaths are defined by the Office for National Statistics as the difference between the number of deaths during the four winter months (December to March) and the average number of deaths the preceding autumn (August to November) and the following summer (April to July)
(20) Rounded to the nearest 10
(21) Provisional, rounded to the nearest 100
Ruth Kelly: The legislation implementing UNSCR 1373 in the UK does not empower the Government to disclose details of individual accounts frozen without the consent of the financial institutions holding the accounts of suspected terrorists.
Mr. Lidington: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what consultation documents have been issued by (a) his Department, (b) HM Customs and Excise and (c) HM Inland Revenue since 1 April 2000; and if he will list in each case the opening and closing dates of the consultation. 
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Ruth Kelly: Details of HM Treasury and Inland Revenue consultation papers, including their opening and closing dates are available on their respective public internet websites. Customs and Excise (C&E) have issued four consultation documents since 1 April 2000. An up to date list of C&E consultation documents is expected to be listed on their public website at the end of December 2001.
Ruth Kelly: Turkey is implementing an IMF programme, supported by $19 billion of IMF resources, which is currently on track. The IMF Board has the flexibility to delay repayments on these loans, if circumstances require. Turkey continues to honour all its bilateral obligations, including to the UK Government.
Mr. Flight: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by what criteria he decides which (a) tax levies, (b) tax reliefs and (c) tax credits are administered by (i) HM Customs and Excise and (ii) the Inland Revenue. 
Ruth Kelly: In general, direct taxes and associated credits and entitlements, are administered by the Inland Revenue, and indirect taxes and customs control systems are administered by HM Customs and Excise.
Ruth Kelly: Information by earnings quintile is not readily available. However, analysis from the 200001 NOP Financial Research Survey suggests that around a fifth of all ISAs and a quarter of mini cash ISAs are held by those earning less than £11,500 per year, compared with around one in five TESSAs and one in six PEPs.
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(3) what the total net administration costs of HM Customs and Excise were for the current financial year up to the most recent date for which figures are available; 
(4) what the actual net programme costs of HM Customs and Excise were for the current financial year to the latest date for which figures are available; what his latest estimate is of the outturn for total net programme costs for 200102; and if he will make a statement; 
(5) what the total net programme costs of HM Customs and Excise for the financial year 200001 were; 
(6) what his latest estimate is for the total net administration costs of HM Customs and Excise for the financial year 200102; 
(7) what the final outturn for the total net administration costs of HM Customs and Excise was for 200001. 
Mr. Boateng [holding answer 22 October 2001]: Where available, final estimates of these costs will be published in the annual report of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Customs and Excise later this year.
Mr. Lidington: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of complaints against HM Customs and Excise were upheld by the Adjudication Office in (a) 200001 and (b) 200102 to the most recent date for which information is available. 
Mr. Boateng: The outcome of complaints investigated by the Adjudicator's Office in 200001 was set out in the Adjudicator's annual report, published on 11 July 2001. The outcome of complaints investigated in 200102 will be set out in the Adjudicator's 2002 annual report due to be published next year.
Mr. Lidington: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the implications for (a) UK tax law and (b) Government revenue of the 9 October Judgment of the European Court of Justice in Case C-409/98, Commissioners of HM Customs and Excise v. Mirror Group plc; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Boateng: No change in UK tax legislation is needed as a result of this judgment. The impact on tax revenue will depend on the UK courts' decision on an issue which has been referred back to them by the European Court of Justice.
Mr. Lidington: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the implications for (a) UK tax law and (b) Government revenue of the 4 October judgment of the European Court of Justice in Case C-326/99 "Stichting 'Goed Woren' v. Staatssecretaris van Financien"; and if he will make a statement. 
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