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|Calendar year||Number of deaths|
(15) The cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes 415.1, 451,.1,451.2, 451.9 and 453.9 for the years 1997 to 2000, and, for the year 2001, the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes 126, 180.1 180.2 180.3, 180.9 and 182.9. Figures are for deaths occurring in each calendar year from 1997 to 2001.
Miss McIntosh: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations he has received concerning his proposed amendment to Regulation 5 of the Care Home Regulations 2001, making it clear to residents what part of their fees relate to nursing, where the funding is coming from, and what part relates to other aspects of care; and if he will make a statement. 
Jacqui Smith : A total of 47 responses were received by the end of the consultation period. 26 of these were in favour of amending the regulations and 21, mainly from providers and provider organisations, opposed the introduction of the amending regulations.
Mr. Burstow: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what function and powers the strategic health authorities have in (a) monitoring the provision and commissioning of specialised healthcare services and (b) managing the performance of individual primary care trusts. 
Mr. Hutton [holding answer 225 November 2002]: The functions of strategic health authorities and primary care trusts in relation to specialised services are set out in the National Health Service (Functions of Strategic Health Authorities and Primary Care Trusts and Administration Arrangements) (England) Regulations 2002 (Statutory Instrument 2002/2375).
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Regulation 2(1) of these Regulations defines Xspecialised services". Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Regulations sets out the functions exercisable by primary care trusts, which are to be performance managed by strategic health authorities. Where specialised services commissioning arrangements cross strategic health authority boundaries, the directorate of health and social care facilitates agreement and if necessary, determines disputes.
Hilary Benn: Under the proposals set out in the Government's White Paper XJustice for All", everyone will be eligible to do jury service, (subject to the requirements of age, electoral registration, residence and disqualification set out in section 1 of the Juries Act 1974) except the mentally ill. This will include those connected with the administration of justice.
Paul Farrelly: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to improve procedures for the issue and implementation of Anti-social Behaviour Orders through the courts. 
Mr. Denham [holding answer 26 November 2002]: The legislative changes in the Police Reform Act 2002 extend the powers of courts to grant Anti-social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs). These, combined with the new guidance, will improve their efficiency and effectiveness. In addition, we are working with the Lord Chancellor's Department, the Crown Prosecution Service and the Judicial Studies Board to raise awareness and understanding of ASBOs, and provide training for magistrates and prosecutors. We will continue to review implementation of ASBO, and will make changes as necessary to ensure they are streamlined and unbureaucratic to use.
Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convictions there have been in the last 12 months for breach of an anti-social behaviour order in (a) Lancashire, (b) the north-west of England and (c) Wales. 
Mr. Denham: The available information, relating to breaches of anti-social behaviour orders (ASBOs), covers the period 1 June 2000 to 31 December 2001 and is shown in the table. The analysis covers only those breaches by persons issued with ASBOs during this period and notified to the Home Office.
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|Number of persons convicted|
|North west England (including Lancashire)||21|
Figures cover only those proceedings relating to persons issued with ASBOs between 1 June 2000 and 31 December 2001 and notified to the Home Office. Persons are counted only once if they breached the same order on more than one occasion.
Mr. Flook: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many convictions there have been in the last 12 months for breach of antisocial behaviour orders in (a) Somerset, (b) South West England and (c) England. 
Hilary Benn: The available information, relating to breaches of antisocial behaviour orders (ASBOs), covers the period 1 June 2000 to 31 December 2001 and is shown in the table. The analysis covers only those breaches by persons issued with ASBOs during this period and notified to the Home Office. Figures for Somerset only are not available centrally.
|Number of persons convicted|
|Avon and Somerset||5|
|South West England (including Avon and Somerset)||9|
Figures cover only those proceedings relating to persons issued with ASBOs between 1 June 2000 and 31 December 2001 and notified to the Home Office. Persons are counted only once even if they breached the same order on more than one occasion.
Mr. Gerrard: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many claims for asylum have been made in the last two years by citizens of Israel who are refusing to serve in the armed forces of Israel in the Occupied Territories; 
Beverley Hughes: Asylum applications are recorded by nationality only and therefore it is not possible to say how many of the applicants originated from the Occupied Territories. Furthermore, statistics on the reasons behind asylum claims are not compiled. The number of those who applied would therefore be available only by examination of individual case records at disproportionate cost.
Information on asylum applications is published quarterly. The next publication will be available from 29 November 2002 on the Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/immigration1.html.
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