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Mr. Timms: Figures for public sector net debt at current prices are available on the Office for National Statistics website: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/tsdtables1.asp?vlnk=fsf. Table 1.1A: Public Sector Finances (series RUTN) shows figures for public sector net debt in £ billion.
Figures for mid-year population estimates are also available on the Office for National Statistics website. Mid-1996 population estimates for the UK are available at: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/statbase/Expodata/Spreadsheets/D8601.xls. The latest available population estimates for the UK are mid-2003, which are available at: http://www.statistics.gov.uk/StatBase/Product.asp?vlnk=12899.
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It is estimated that, for the twelve-month period ending in February 2004, the latest period for which information is available, there were 2,000 unemployed people aged 1624 resident in the Tamworth Parliamentary Constituency. This estimate from the Labour Force Survey is, as with any sample survey, subject to sampling variability.
The Office for National Statistics also compiles statistics of those claiming Jobseeker's Allowance for local areas. In the year 2004, there were, on average, 290 young people aged 18 to 24 years claiming Jobseeker's Allowance who were resident in the Tamworth Parliamentary Constituency.
Mr. Webb: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Vale of York, of 7 February 2005, Official Report, column 1346W, on Child Support Agency, what the (a) median and (b) mean time taken to process a case of (i) maintenance calculation and (ii) first payment was in the last period for which figures are available; and what proportion of new cases over (A) six months and (B) a year old have (1) yet to receive a maintenance calculation and (2) made a first payment. 
You asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer to the honourable Member for Vale of York of 7th February Official Report column 1346W on Child Support Agency what the (a) median and (b) mean time taken to process a case of (i) maintenance calculation and (ii) first payment was in the last period for which figures are available; and what proportion of new cases over (A) six months and (B) a year old have (1) yet to receive a maintenance calculation and (2) made a first payment.
The information you seek is not currently available with any level of accuracy. The Agency is currently progressively improving its management information systems. This will lead to a position, during the early summer, where it will be possible to extract this information from our systems. I have therefore noted your request and will provide the information to you when it is available.
Iain Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what plans he has for the Child Support Agency to impose a penalty on absent parents who fail to disclose their income and employee details. 
A non-resident parent is required to provide the Child Support Agency with a range of information including their income and employment details in order for a maintenance calculation to be made.
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Since January 2001 it has been a criminal offence if a person fails to provide information to the Child Support Agency when required to do so, or knowingly provides false information. This offence carries a fine of up to £1,000 on conviction by a court.
Iain Wright: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will give the Child Support Agency (CSA) powers to make it mandatory for absent parents to instruct the CSA of their new employee details when they change employment. 
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