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Mr. Lidington: To ask the Secretary of State for Health in respect of (a) each primary care trust and (b) for England, what the average waiting time was between (i) a child and (ii) an adult being referred for (A) speech therapy and (B) occupational therapy and receiving treatment in the last period for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement. 
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Mr. Djanogly: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs (1) what has been the sentence in each case heard before the Community Justice Centre in Liverpool where no community sentence was awarded since its establishment; 
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Chris Grayling: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs if she will list the companies from which her Department has purchased goods and services of a total value above £1 million in each of the last three years; and how much was spent in respect of each company. 
Bridget Prentice: It is not possible for the Department to provide the detailed information requested on how much was spent on purchasing goods and services of a total value above £1 million in each of the last three years; and how much was spent in respect of each company without incurring disproportionate cost.
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many full-time equivalents have worked for the Department for each of the last five financial years for which figures are available. 
Bridget Prentice: I refer the hon. Member to table Cof Civil Service Statistics 2004 which is available on the internet at http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/management_information/statistical_information/statistics/publications/xls/report_2004/table_c.xls.
To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs if she will ensure that English wine is made available at dinners, receptions and parties she hosts at which hospitality
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involving wine is appropriate (a) during the EU presidency and (b) generally; and if she will make a statement. 
However, outside government, there has been some research done into the use of the internet at the 2005 general election. The Hansard Society has recently published its report on this issue: Spinning the web: online campaigning in the 2005 general election".
Mr. Dodds: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many of the newly appointed lay magistrates in Northern Ireland have been involved in (a) more than 10 cases, (b) more than five cases and (c) no cases. 
Bridget Prentice: Case disposal statistics are not available for the period from 1 April 2005, the date upon which the new judicial office of lay magistrate was established in Northern Ireland. However, of the 272 appointments made by the Lord Chancellor, 200 lay magistrates have sat in court since April 2005.
Chris Ruane: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many convictions for postal ballot fraud there have been in each constituency in the UK for each of the past 10years, listed in descending order; and if she will make a statement. 
Ms Harman: This information is not collected centrally. However, I refer my hon. Friend to my previous answer on 13 June 2005, Official Report, column 181W, for information on the number of electoral fraud convictions since 1995. I am unaware of any convictions for postal ballot fraud in parliamentary elections; but there have been a very small number of convictions arising from fraud in local elections, in the order of one or two a year.
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many days the Department has lost due to sickness for each of the last five financial years for which figures are available. 
The number of sickness absence days is recorded by the Department. The figures are contained in the annual report Analysis of Sickness Absence in the Civil Service" published by the Cabinet
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Office. Table A of the report gives details of both the average working days absence per staff year and the number of staff years on which that calculation is based on. The most recent of which (for calendar year 2003) was announced by ministerial statement on 1 November and copies placed in the Libraries of the House. Reports for 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 are also available in the Library and on the Cabinet Office website at: http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/managementjnformation/conditions_of_service/caje/publications/index.asp#sickness.
Mrs. Iris Robinson: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when the consultation on the Department of Education's equality scheme and equality impact assessment timetable appeared on the Department's website. 
Angela E. Smith: The Department of Education's consultation document on the review of the equality scheme and equality impact assessment timetable was placed on the departmental internet site on 24 March 2005.
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