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John Healey: The United States Government have met all the costs of installing equipment and providing US resources to work with HM Customs and Excise at the ports included in the initiative. Customs' costs are minimal and have not been separately quantified.
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(41) The cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes for the years 1997 to 1999 for Scotland, 1997 to 2000 for England and Wales, and Northern Ireland, and the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes for 2000 to 2002 for Scotland, and 2001 to 2002 for England and Wales, and Northern Ireland. The codes used were as follows:
Toxic effect of carbon monoxideICD-9 986; ICD-10 T58.
The majority of deaths with a nature of injury code of toxic effect of carbon monoxide poisoning are suicides, (75 per cent. of carbon monoxide poisoning deaths in England and Wales in 1997; 69 per cent. in 2002). Some deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning are also of undetermined intent, homicides or the result of fires. A small proportion are the result of accidental poisoning (7 per cent. in England and Wales in 1997 and in 2002).
(42) Usual residents of Kirklees metropolitan district.
(43) Figures are based on deaths occurring in each calendar year in England and Wales, and deaths registered in each calendar year in Scotland and Northern Ireland.
(44) Fewer than five deaths.
Office for National Statistics.
General Register Office for Scotland.
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.
|Litres of champagne|
|1999 to 2003||104,570,684|
Overseas Trade Statistics, HMCE, with monthly allocation for Below Threshold Trade.
Mr. McLoughlin: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many awards of Child Tax Credit have been determined to have been wrongly calculated in (a) the East Midlands and (b) West Derbyshire; and of those how many were (i) too high and (ii) too low. 
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Mr. Grogan: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the action being taken by Her Majesty's Customs and Excise to combat the illegal importation of bushmeat into the United Kingdom. 
Mr. Lilley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the population increase expected under the principal projection issued by the Office for National Statistics on 18 December 2003 is due to the assumed level of net inward migration and the descendants of migrants. 
Ruth Kelly [holding answer 11 March 2004]: A note considering the impact of assumed net migration on projected population growth is now available on the GAD website at http://www.gad.gov.uk/Population/2002/methodology/mignote.htm
Mr. Llwyd: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what (a) renovation and (b) maintenance projects on buildings (i) owned and (ii) rented by his Department were undertaken in each of the last five years; and what the associated costs were of each. 
Ruth Kelly: The total costs of refurbishment of 1 Horse Guards Road, occupied by the Treasury under a PFI Agreement in July 2002, were given in answer to the hon. Member for South Norfolk (Mr. Bacon) on 5 February 2002, Official Report, column 841W. The costs of essential refurbishment and redecoration works in the two Treasury office buildings and in 11 Downing Street during the years 199798/200001 were given in answer to the hon. Member for Buckingham (Mr. Bercow) on 6 February 2002, Official Report, column 954W. Buildings occupied by Customs and Excise, Inland Revenue and the Valuation Office Agency were transferred to Mapeley Limited on 1 April 2001, under which fully serviced accommodation is provided. Information on any renovation and maintenance projects carried out prior to this date is not readily available and could be constructed only at disproportionate cost.
Mr. Cousins: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which former officials of the Department have asked for permission to join (a) PricewaterhouseCoopers, (b) Deloitte & Touche, (c) Ernst and Young and (d) KPMG. 
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Ruth Kelly: Civil servants are subject to the Business Appointments Rules, which set out the circumstances in which they must seek permission to accept outside appointments within two years of leaving the service. A copy of the Rules is available in the Libraries of the House. Information about appointments taken up by the most senior staff are published in the annual reports of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments. The next annual report will be published shortly.
Since 2001 one former official from the Treasury has asked for permission to join one of these organisations. Sir Steve Robson applied for, and was given, permission to undertake an appointment with KPMG. He subsequently took up this appointment.
Mrs. Dean: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many jobs have been created in Burton constituency since 1997; and what the level of unemployment was in the Burton constituency in each year since 1997. 
|Number of jobs|
|1997 to 2002||8,700|
(45) Employee jobs only, not self-employed jobs.
1997; Annual Employment Survey, 19982002; Annual Business Inquiry (ABI).
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Jobcentre Plus administrative system.
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