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Cancer Treatment (Bassetlaw)

John Mann: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the survival rate for patients with cancer at Bassetlaw hospital was in each of the last 20 years. [201091]

Mr. Timms: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Len Cook to Mr. John Mann, dated 6 December 2004:


 
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Carers

Mr. Burstow: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many carers (a) under the age of 18 years and (b) between five and 15 years in (i) England, (ii) each constituency and (iii) each local authority are providing unpaid care for (A) up to 20 hours, (B) between 20 and 49 hours and (C) 50 hours or over a week. [201222]

Mr. Timms: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Paul Burstow, dated 6 December 2004:


Number of people in households under the age of 18 providing unpaid care in England

Provision of unpaid care
TotalProvides no careProvides care: 1 to 19 hoursProvides care: 20 to 49 hoursProvides care: 50 or more hours
Total11,053,79310,914,594116,82312,28410,092
0–42,923,2462,923,246
5–156,931,6006,841,16976,6857,0266,720
16–171,198,9471,150,17940,1385,2583,372




Source :
Table C0399 Census 2001(Commissioned Table




Correspondence

Mr. Wilshire: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when the Paymaster-General will reply to the letter of 10 November from the hon. Member for Spelthorne, about a constituent, Miss K. McDermott. [202735]

Dawn Primarolo: I have done so.

Departmental Advertising/Expenditure

Keith Vaz: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in which Muslim newspapers the Department advertises; and what kinds of advertising the Department places in Muslim newspapers. [201698]

Mr. Timms: In the last two financial years, the only advertisements placed by the Treasury have been for the purpose of staff recruitment and the Treasury has not placed adverts in any media aimed at specific religious or ethnic minority groups.
 
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The Treasury uses a wide variety of different publications for recruitment advertising, tailored according to the nature of the vacancy to be filled. This includes the use of professional journals and magazines, national and local newspapers, and websites.

Mr. Bercow: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cost of refurbishing each ministerial private office was in the last two years. [202493]

Mr. Timms: None.

Mr. Bercow: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cost has been of criminal damage to his Department's buildings in each of the last two years. [202495]

Mr. Timms: None.

Mr. Bercow: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the total cost to his Department was for the use of external consultants in each of the last two years. [202503]

Mr. Timms: I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave on 25 October 2004, Official Report, columns 1055–56W, to the hon. Member for Stratford-upon-Avon (Mr. Maples) and the hon. Member for New Forest East (Dr. Lewis)

Departmental Mobile Phones

Andrew Selous: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many departmental mobile telephones
 
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were used by Ministers, special advisers and officials in his Department in each year since 1997; at what cost; how many such telephones were lost or stolen in each year since 1997; and what the replacement costs were in each case. [202168]

Mr. Timms: I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave on 20 October to the hon. Member for Hertford and Stortford (Mr. Prisk).

Drug-related Deaths

Mr. Ronnie Campbell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many drug-related deaths there were in (a) Blyth Valley and (b) South Northumberland in each of the last five years. [202056]

Mr. Timms: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Len Cook to Mr. Ronnie Campbell, dated 6 December 2004:


Number of deaths from drug-related poisoning(30), local authorities within the Shire County of Northumberland(31),1998 to 2002(32)

Local authority19981999200020012002
Northumberland Shire County1220191624
Alnwick*****
Berwick-upon-Tweed*****
Blyth Valley*6558
Castle Morpeth*****
Tynedale*****
Wansbeck58766




* Small numbers (Figures between 0 and 4) have been suppressed to protect patient confidentiality.
(30) Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes 292, 304, 305.2–305.9, E850-E858, E950.0-E950.5, E962.0 and E980.0-E980.5 for 1996 to 2000, and the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes FJ1-F16, F18-F19, X40-X44, X60-X64, X85 and Y10-Y14 from 2001 onwards.
(31) Usual residents.
(32) Data are for deaths occurring in each calendar year.



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