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Mr. Anthony D. Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Great Yarmouth have benefited from the New Deal for (a) Young People, (b) Long-term Unemployed and (c) Lone Parents. 
individuals starting the programme
|New Deal for Young People||2,040||1,270|
|New Deal 25 plus||1,610||580|
|New Deal for Lone Parents||830||400|
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people have participated in each New Deal programme; and how many people have participated (a) twice and (b) three times or more. 
Individuals who have started the programme
Individuals who have started the programme twice
Individuals who have started the programme three times
|Individuals who have started the programme three times or more|
|New Deal for Young People||858,780||159,840||40,700||48,430|
|New Deal 25 plus||512,360||95,390||31,700||40,410|
|New Deal for Lone Parents||485,320||83,590||18,390||22,990|
|New Deal for Disabled People||76,620||2,630||120||130|
|New Deal 50 plus||98,040|||||||
|New Deal for Partners||7,820|||||||
Mr. Anthony D. Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners in the Great Yarmouth constituency were (a) entitled to and (b) took up the winter fuel payment in the last year for which figures are available. 
Malcolm Wicks: For winter 200304 the number of pensioners in the Great Yarmouth constituency who received a winter fuel payment was 22,220. It is not possible to say how many pensioners were entitled to a winter fuel payment.
Numbers are rounded to the nearest 5.
Source: IAD Information Centre, 100 per cent. samples.
Mr. Woodward: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate he has made of average pensioner household disposable income in each year since 1997; what factors are taken into account in calculating the average figure; and if he will make a statement. 
Malcolm Wicks: The information in the table gives, in 200203 prices, the average weekly net before and after housing cost income for pensioner units between 199697 and 200203. In this period, net income before housing costs has increased by 19 per cent. in real terms, whereas net income after housing costs has increased by 26 per cent. in real terms.
|Income before housing costs||Income after housing costs|
Mr. Woodward: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many and what percentage of the adult population the Government estimates have claimed the basic state pension in each year since 1990. 
|Recipients of basic state pension living in GB||As a percentage of GB population aged 18 and over|
Mr. Wiggin: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will provide resources to enable full coverage of operational CCTV on all public transport vehicles; and what research his Department has commissioned on the effects upon the number of charges and convictions for criminal activity on public transport if full operational CCTV coverage were to be installed in all public transport vehicles. 
Mr. McNulty: It is up to individual transport operators to fund CCTV systems on their vehicles and a growing number recognise the importance of doing so. For example, although the Strategic Rail Authority has not stipulated CCTV as a requirement for trains, CCTV has been included on all new trains and most refurbished trains.
Government funding is available to Local Authorities to support infrastructure improvements to tackle crime through their Local Transport Plan integrated transport block allocations. Schemes funded in this way include the installation of CCTV cameras in bus shelters.
There has been no Government research into the effects on the number of charges and convictions for criminal activity on public transport if full operational CCTV were to be installed. However, there has been a Government funded national evaluation of CCTV generally which includes an analysis of the perceptions of offenders and any changes in recorded crime in CCTV areas, buffer areas surrounding the CCTV areas (intended to detect displaced crime) and control areas. The report will be published at the end of this year.
Mr. Jamieson: The Al Multi-Modal Study Report in May 2002 estimated the cost of dualling the Al from Newcastle to the Scottish border to be £343 million at 2001 prices. However the report concluded that although the completion of dualling was necessary between Newcastle and Alnwick, wholesale dualling could not be justified in the foreseeable future.
The Highways Agency have not carried out a detailed costing. But on a pro rata basis from the 2001 estimate, I would expect the cost at current prices to exceed £375 million.
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