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Richard Burden: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make a statement on investigation into the Warwick Group Pension Scheme, the Debenholt Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and the Warwick Sport and Leisure Ltd. Retirement Benefits Scheme, including actions by (a) the Pensions Ombudsman and (b) the independent trustees (i) in respect of these schemes and (ii) in respect of the former trustees Norman and Simon Gidney. 
Mr. McCartney: The Pensions Ombudsman has received complaints in relation to the Warwick Group Pension Scheme and the Debenholt Pension and Life Assurance Scheme. He has issued his determination in respect of a number of the complaints made, others remain to be considered. The Pensions Ombudsman is an independent statutory commissioner and we cannot comment on his determinations or on actions taken during his investigation of complaints. Copies of his determinations are available on the Pensions Ombudsman's website.
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The Independent Trustee is still taking action to wind up the Warwick Group Pension Scheme and the Debenholt Pension and Life Assurance scheme which are associated schemes. The Warwick Sport and Leisure Ltd. Retirement Benefits Scheme has been wound up.
The Occupational Pensions Regulatory Authority has investigated breaches of the Pensions Act 1995 in relation to all three schemes. As a result of its investigation Mr. N. Gidney and Mr. S. Gidney were both disqualified from acting as a trustee of any occupational pension scheme and fined in respect of 13 breaches of the Pensions Act 1995.
Mr. Boswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many full-time employees (a) were in occupational pension schemes and (b) subscribed to personal pensions in each of the last five years. 
The table shows estimates of the numbers of full-time employees contributing to occupational and personal pensions in each of the years 199697 through to 19992000. Because of a change in methodology on the Family Resources Survey19992000 data are not comparable to earlier years.
|Year||Total full-time employees with an occupational pension||Total full-time employees with a personal pension|
Totals rounded to nearest 100,000
Family Resources Survey percentages applied to Labour Force Survey totals
Norman Baker: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent assessment he has made of the potential misuse by terrorists of the Hawalla banking system; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Denham [holding answer 15 October 2001]: The informal nature of this banking system makes it difficult for law enforcement agencies to monitor financial transactions that may or may not be connected to criminal activities. However, the police will continue to give a high priority to the investigation of financial transactions instigated by criminals using banking systems, whatever their nature, around the world. In particular, the economic crime unit of the National Criminal Intelligence Service
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is conducting a strategic assessment of Alternative Remittance Systems, such as Hawalla banking, including the possible use of these systems by terrorists and other criminals, which will inform us of what measures need to be taken.
Mr. Greg Knight: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of measures taken to counter the terrorist threat to Government buildings in Westminster and Parliament. 
Mr. Blunkett: Protective security arrangements are the responsibility of the Secretary of State in each respective Department. Security measures in all Government Departments are kept under regular review to ensure that they provide adequate protection against the range of threats faced by Government Departments and buildings, including that from terrorism.
In the Palace of Westminster, Black Rod and the Sergeant at Arms have recently met and on behalf of both Houses are actively considering a number of issues with a view to improving security at the Palace and its ancillary buildings.
More generally, under the Civil Contingencies Committee which I chair, a sub-committee chaired by the Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office, is reviewing the contingency arrangements for the key infrastructure of the United Kingdom. This includes the key structures associated with the parliamentary process.
Angela Eagle: The number of PhD students in science disciplines in the United Kingdom on work permits is not available through our information technology systems and would be available only at disproportionate cost.
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Mr. Cox: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many child curfew orders have been issued in the Greater London area in the last 12 months under the provisions of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. 
Mr. Denham: No applications have been received to impose child curfew schemes under section 14 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. Sections 48 and 49 of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001, which took effect on 1 August 2001, have recently extended the upper age limit to 15 and allowed the police, as well as local authorities, to initiate schemes.
Harry Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to improve the pay and conditions of Metropolitan police civilian security staff at the Houses of Parliament; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Allen: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer of 23 October 2001, Official Report, column 213W, whether targets for rehabilitation are published for each prison; if he will list those for Nottingham prison; and if he will make a statement on progress made (a) at Nottingham prison and (b) in the UK. 
Beverley Hughes: Targets for individual establishments are not routinely published. The targets for Nottingham prison for measures that relate to rehabilitation for the financial year 200102 are listed in the table. The targets for Her Majesty's Prison Service England and Wales were listed in my answer of 23 October 2001, Official Report, column 213W.
|Nottingham Prison||Target 200102|
|Purposeful activity hours||19.5|
|Offending behaviour programmes||24|
|Sex offender treatment programmes|||
|Random mandatory drug testing||16.9|
|Drug rehabilitation/therapeutic communities||60|
|Counselling, Assessment, Referral, Advice and Throughcare Services (CARATS)||384|
|Basic skills awardsliteracy||15|
|Basic skills awardsnumeracy||15|
|Key work skills||5|
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be approached for information relating to Scotland and Northern Ireland, respectively.
|Purposeful activity hours||15.3||20.6||18.3|
|Offending behaviour programmes||19||21||25|
|Sex offender treatment programmes||0||0||0|
|Random mandatory drug testing||25.6%||21.6%||20.5%|
|Drug rehabilitation/therapeutic communities||(28)||(28)||(28)|
|Counselling, Assessment, Referral, Advice and Throughcare Services (CARATS)||(28)||(28)||(28)|
|Basic skills awardsliteracy||(28)||(28)||27|
|Basic skills awardsnumeracy||(28)||(28)||28|
|Key work skills||(28)||(28)||(28)|
(28) indicates that data for these indicators were not collected.
|HM Prison Service England and Wales||199899||19992000||200001|
|Purposeful activity hours||22.8||23.2||23.8|
|Offending behaviour programmes||3,129||4,664||5,986|
|Sex offender treatment programmes||589||585||786|
|Random mandatory drug testing||18.3%||14.2%||12.4%|
|Drug rehabilitation/therapeutic communities||(29)||(29)||(29)|
|Counselling, Assessment, Referral, Advice and Throughcare Services (CARATS)||(29)||(29)||(29)|
|Basic skills awardsliteracy||(29)||(29)||7,269|
|Basic skills awardsnumeracy||(29)||(29)||5,495|
|Key work skills||(29)||(29)||(29)|
(29) Indicates that data were not collected centrally.
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