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Mr. Robin Cook: The Privy Council Office DEL will be decreased by £444,000 from £3,405,000 to £2,961,000 and the administration costs limits will be decreased by £444,000 from £3,445,000 to £3,001,000. Within the DEL change there is no impact on capital; the impact on resources is set out in the table.
The change in the resource element of the DEL arises from:
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Mr. Chope: To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many formal notices his Department has received in the last year from the Parliamentary Ombudsman expressing an intention to carry out an investigation; and in respect of each notice how long it took to respond. 
Mr. Wills: Information on the outcome of statutory investigations which were concluded during 200001 are set out in the Parliamentary Ombudsman's Annual Report for 200001, copies of which are available in the Library of the House, or on the Parliamentary Ombudsman's website at www.ombudsman.org.uk/pca/document/part01/ index/htm.
Between 1 April 2001 and 31 October 2001, the Lord Chancellor's Department received 15 new statutory statements of complaint from the Parliamentary Ombudsman and the details for each department are set out in the table.
|Department||Number received||Number responded to||Working days to respond to each notice|
|Lord Chancellor's Department(20)||2||2||16, 17|
|Court Service||10||10||10, 13, 15, 16, 23, 27, 34, 45, 55, 91|
|Public Guardianship Office||2||1||26|
|HM Land Registry||1||1||19|
|Northern Ireland Court Service||0||0|||
|Public Record Office||0||0|||
(20) Letter of 27 February 2001 not received until 30 April 2001
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The National Enterprise Campaign, now known as Enterprise Insight, is a 10-year private sector-led national campaign for enterprise. The campaign has strong support within Government and works in partnership with enterprise programme providers including Young Enterprise, Shell LiveWIRE and the Prince's Trust to promote enterprise by fostering an entrepreneurial sprit across the UK through four key initiatives: Enterprising Education; Enterprising Communities; Enterprising Media; Enterprising Business.
The campaign has made steady progress over its first 18 months. Since the launch of the Enterprising Education Campaign in July 2001, 246 business have registered their interest in promoting enterprise within schools with a further 750 expected by 2002. The aim over the next two years is to get 40,000 more young people engaged in enterprise learning in schools and 5,000 new business people to support its delivery. This will be done through a number of activities including hosting road shows and the development of a website which will enable businesses to register their interest on-line. In addition, the Entrepreneurs in Residence scheme, which matches businesses to local enterprise projects, is also well under wayso far the first five matches have already been made. Enterprise Insight also aims to promote enterprise more positively across society and, in particular, plans to work with the media using case studies and role models to help spread more positive attitudes about entrepreneurship and business.
In addition to world economic conditions, there are a number of factors currently affecting tourism, including the impact of foot and mouth disease and the 11 September terrorist attacks. It is as yet too early to conduct a detailed assessment of the impact of world economic conditions in isolation.
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Mortgage repayments as a percentage of income for those buying homes during the last financial year are estimated to have been (a) 17.4 per cent. for individuals and (b) 15.4 per cent. for couples. During the third quarter of 2001 these figures were (a) 15.4 per cent. for individuals and (b) 13.3 per cent. for couples.
Mr. Flight: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people aged 18 to 24 years were unemployed for more than six months in each year since May 1992 in the constituency of Arundel and South Downs. 
|Number of claimants of unemployment benefit|
(21) These figures refer to the Arundel parliamentary constituency
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Dawn Primarolo: The main WFTC and DPTC rates and income thresholds will be increased in line with indexation from April 2002. There will be further increases aimed at helping families with children with disabilities.
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