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Mr Wyatt: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many requests have been made to the Legal Department of Swale Borough Council under Section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998 since 24 November 2003. 
Keith Hill: The housing growth targets for Castle Point (and Canvey Island) have been determined by Regional Planning Guidance 9 and are set out within Essex County Council's current Structure Plan, which relates to the period 1996 to 2011. For that period, Castle Point is required to accommodate 2,400 new dwellings.
The East of England Regional Assembly is in the process of preparing new Regional Planning Guidance for the East of England (RPG14). This will contain housing growth targets for local authority areas within the region (including Castle Point).
(3) what the (a) total cost and (b) cost to the United Kingdom Government is of the Advancing Enterprise summit; 
(4) if he will list the representatives of (a) the United Kingdom Government, (b) the United States Administration and (c) business and other representatives attending the Advancing Enterprise summit. 
John Healey: The speakers and chairs at the conference 'Advancing Enterprise: Britain in a Global Economy' on 26 January 2004 were my right hon. Friends the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Secretaries of State for Education and for Trade and Industry, myself and:
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Mr. Lilley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what allowance is made in the Government Actuary's projection of future immigration for (a) the number of people whose claims for asylum are rejected who remain in this country, (b) the number of people who overstay their visas and (c) the ending of visa restrictions for inhabitants of new member states of the EU. 
Ruth Kelly: The latest (2002-based) official population projections for the United Kingdom were published by the Government Actuary's Department in December 2003. The migration assumptions underlying the projections use the internationally agreed definition of a migrant. A migrant is defined as someone who changes his or her country of usual residence for a period of at least a year so that the country of destination becomes the country of usual residence.
For the long-term migration assumptions, an allowance is made for asylum seekers who are granted leave to stay in the UK. It is assumed that asylum seeker applications will be processed within twelve months and no allowance is made for failed asylum seekers who may remain in the UK for longer than 12 months as there is no reliable evidence on which to base such an estimate.
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longer. No allowance is made for those who overstay their visas illegally, again as there is no reliable evidence on which to base such an estimate.
Failed asylum seekers who do not leave the UK and people who overstay visas illegally are part of the illegal population. The size of this group is particularly difficult to estimate because they often do not show up in official records and are motivated to remain hidden. This is also a problem experienced by most other EU countries: in a recent survey only one country out of 15 reported that they made any allowance for illegal migration in their population projections.
No allowance has been made for the possible effects of enlargement of the European Union. At present, the precise impact of this change cannot be predicted, although recent Home Office research has concluded that the effect on the UK is likely to be fairly small.
|Care provided per week||Number|
|1 to 19 hours||501,318|
|20 to 49 hours||102,182|
|50 or more hours||341,150|
|Total number of carers||944,650|
Table SO25 Census 2001 National Report for England and Wales
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|Cause of death||All ages under 15||Under 1||14||514|
|Infectious and parasitic diseases||6.1||6.5||9.4||3.3|
|Blood and blood-forming organs||1.4||1.3||1.5||1.5|
|Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disorders||4.8||2.8||7.1||5.8|
|Pregnancy and childbirth||8.6||19.8||1.3||0.0|
|Signs, symptoms and ill-defined conditions||9.4||19.6||3.4||1.0|
|External causes of death||14.3||5.3||16.3||23.9|
|Number of deaths||2,377||1,001||551||825|
(5) The causes of death were selected using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes. The cause groups presented are entire chapters from the ICD-10 classification, as follows:
Infectious and parasitic diseasesAOO-B99;
Blood and blood-forming organsD50-D89;
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic disordersEOO-E90;
Pregnancy and childbirthOOO-O99;
Signs, symptoms and ill-defined conditionsROO-R99;
External causes of deathV01-Y89.
(6) Figures are for the number of deaths occurring in the calendar year.
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