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Mr. Boswell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will give updated quarterly figures on new claims for incapacity benefit and the total case load. 
Mr. Nicholas Brown: Incapacity benefit caseload figures are contained in the Incapacity Benefit Quarterly Summary Statistics (May 2001), a copy of which is in the Library. The Incapacity Benefit Quarterly Summary Statistics (August 2001) will be published on 13 December 2001.
Dr. Jack Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will make a statement on the impact of the New Deal for Young People in the Borough of Copeland in the year to September, giving the (a) number participating, (b) investment involved and (c) number who moved on to full-time employment. 
Mr. Nicholas Brown: The available information is in the table.
|Month||Number of new deal for young people participants in the borough of Copeland|
Figures are for the end of each month and are the latest available. The figures are not cumulative.
Estimates of the cost of the programme are not available at constituency level.
The New Deal for Young People helped 261 people in Copeland move into work in the year up to the end of August 2001.
New Deal Evaluation Database.
Mr. David Stewart: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of men of working age were claiming sickness-related benefits by constituency in (a) 1996, (b) 1997, (c) 1998, (d) 1990, (e) 2000 and (f) 2001. 
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Mr. Nicholas Brown: A copy of the available information has been placed in the Library.
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the final cost of each of his Department's advertising campaigns was in 200001, broken down into (a) advertising media and production and (b) other costs. 
Mr. Nicholas Brown [pursuant to the reply, 29 October 2001, c. 525W]: The information is in the table:
|Advertising and media||Other costs|
|Targeting benefit fraud||5,747,000||402,252|
|National Benefit Fraud Hotline advertising||425,178|||
|Minimum Income Guarantee||3,365,000||(11)176,000|
|Winter Fuel Payments||616,000||294,000|
|New Deal for Young People||558,201||951,728|
|New Deal 50+||2,175,367||63,793|
|New Deal Partners||99,445||67,310|
|Action Teams for Jobs||58,504||440|
|New Deal for Disabled People||31,372||240,387|
|New Deal for Lone Parents||2,292,000||295,000|
(11) This includes £30,985 customer research into a new MIG claim form which straddled two financial years.
(12) In addition to the total of £6,529,062 (which was rounded to £6,530,000) £103,370 was spent on completing our previous pensions education activity (with a Monopoly theme) that preceded the new "Working Dogs" campaign, as well as some developmental work that was undertaken before the new working Dogs Campaign was launched.
(13) The overall Pensions Education marketing budget figure remains unchanged at £6,529,062 (which was rounded to £6,530,000). Within this total, the advertising media and production cost given previously has changed from £5,212,000 to £5,232,000. This takes account of some photography costs that were previously included as part of "other costs", but can be directly attributed to advertising.
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his answers of 29 October 2001, Official Report, column 525W, on departmental advertising and 31 October 2001, Official Report, column 749W, on the Disability Discrimination Act, for what reason the 'What Have You Got to Offer?' advertising campaign was not included in the table of departmental advertising campaigns for 200001. 
Mr. Nicholas Brown: I refer to the pursuant answer given to the hon. Member today.
I regret that due to an oversight the information was omitted from the previous answer.
Alistair Burt: To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reason the consultation period for the discussion document "Involving Patients and the Public in Healthcare", was six weeks; what consideration was given
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to the Cabinet Office code of conduct on written consultations relating to minimum standard periods; and if he will make a statement. 
Ms Blears [holding answer 8 November 2001]: Much of the content of "Involving Patients and the Public in Healthcare" had been the subject of full public debate both in the House and more widely for a number of months, not least during the passage of the Health and Social Care Act 2001. The purpose of the listening exercise was to seek the views of a wide range of stakeholders about how structures for patient and public involvement should operate in practice.
Although the period given for discussion was shortened, the listening exercise for the discussion document met the spirit and principles of the Cabinet Office guidance in every other respect.
We have received around 1,000 written responses to the listening exercise from members of the public, community health councils, National Health Service bodies, the voluntary sector and local government. In addition we have also commissioned a research company to conduct some research with people from socially excluded groups about their views on the proposed new structures.
We made our response available on 16 Novembera copy will be placed in the Library.
Mr. Breed: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of poultry feed (a) deliveries and (b) movement in the United Kingdom was traceable in (i) 1998, (ii) 1999, (iii) 2000 and (iv) 2001; and if he will make a statement. 
Ms Blears [holding answer 23 November 2001]: Figures on the traceability of deliveries and movement of animal feed in the form requested are not recorded. However, various European Commission measures on the labelling and composition of animal feed, implemented in the United Kingdom over the last few years, assist with traceability by requiring extensive labelling and for documentary records to be kept. Additionally, the vast majority of animal feed manufacturers in the United Kingdom operate under assurance schemes which cover manufacture, packaging, storage and supply and require records to be kept to permit traceability.
Mr. Jack: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he will provide a substantive answer to PQ No. 11888 on scanners in acute hospitals in the north west region. 
Jacqui Smith: A reply was sent to the right hon. Member on 26 November.
Norman Baker: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if she will list the 10 oldest pieces of legislation that are in force. 
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Ms Rosie Winterton: The 10 oldest pieces of legislation which were either wholly or partly in force as at 31 December 2000 are as listed.
1267 (52 Hen. 3) Stat. Marlb. c.1 Distress
1267 (52 Hen.3) Stat. Marlb. c.4 [Distress]
1267 (52 Hen.3) Stat. Marlb. c.15 [Distress]
1267 (52 Hen.3) Stat. Marlb. c.23 [Waste]
1275 (3 Edw. 1) Stat. Westm. prim. c. 5 [Freedom of Election]
1275 (3 Edw.1) Stat. Westm. prim. c. 50 [Saving for the Crown]
1285 (13 Edw.1) Stat. Westm.sec. c. 1 [Estates tail]
1285 (13 Edw.1) Stat. Westm.sec. c. 46 [Commons]
1290 (18 Edw.1) Stat. d'ni R. de t'ris, &c c. 1 [Restraint of subinfeudation]
1 Irish Statute
Mr. Pond: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many (a) liquidated and (b) unliquidated default summonses were issued by Gravesend county court in (i) 1999, (ii) 2000 and (iii) 2001. 
Mr. Wills: Details concerning the identity of the issuer of a default claim are not collected centrally. Such information is held within the individual court records and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. Pond: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many default summonses were issued by Gravesend county court (a) between 1 October 1998 and 31 March 1999, (b) between 1 April and 30 September 1999, (c) between 1 October 1999 and 31 March 2000, (d) between 1 April and 30 September 2000, (e) between 1 October 2000 and 31 March 2001, (f) between 1 April and 30 September 2001 and (g) since 1 October 2001. 
Mr. Wills: Figures showing the number of default claims issued at Gravesend county court during the periods specified above are set out in the table.
|Default claims issued|
|1 October 1998 to 31 March 1999||623|
|1 April 1999 to 30 September 1999||452|
|1 October 1999 to 31 March 2000||414|
|1 April 2000 to 30 September 2000||450|
|1 October 2000 to 31 March 2001||409|
|1 April 2001 to 30 September 2001||437|
|131 October 2001||98|
Mr. Pond: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many cases were dealt with by Gravesend county court in each six month period beginning from January 1999. 
Mr. Wills: Figures indicating how many small claims hearings were held at Gravesend county court during the specified periods are provided in the table.
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|Small claims hearings|
|January to June 1999||46|
|July to December 1999||34|
|January to June 2000||33|
|July to December 2000||35|
|January to June 2001||17|
|July to October 2001||21|
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