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Caroline Flint: The lottery provided £16 million towards the original pilots of the national school fruit scheme between 2000 and 2002. Lottery funding also provided £42 million to support scaling-up of the original pilots across five Government regions between 2002 and 2004.
The national rollout, to all local education authority infant, primary and special schools across England, of the scheme was completed at the end of 2004. In the year 200405, the Department spent £28.5 million on the scheme.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will list the published and peer-reviewed scientific studies on the safety of GM (a) food and (b) crops that have been evaluated by (i) her Department and (ii) other Government bodies; and whether each concluded that
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(A) there are no harmful effects and (B) there is evidence of actual or potential harm from consumption of GM crops and foods. 
Caroline Flint: The list of studies requested by the hon. Member is not available centrally. The safety of genetically modified (GM) crops and derived materials intended for food use is evaluated on a case by case basis and involves the scrutiny of a range of data relevant to each genetically modified organism (GMO). Information on evaluations conducted in the United Kingdom is available via the websites of the relevant expert advisory committees, the Advisory Committee on Novel Food and Processes and the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment. GM crops and derived products are only authorised if they are shown not to present a risk to the consumer, to animals and, where a viable GMO is concerned, to the environment.
Mr. Wills: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate she has made of the average income, after operating expenses, of general practitioners working only for the NHS in (a) 2000, (b) 2001, (c) 2002, (d) 2003 and (e) 2004. 
|Q03||Essex SHA||Number (headcount)|
Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people (a) requested and (b) received an appointment to see a GP within 48 hours in the Welwyn Hatfield Primary Care Trust in the last period for which figures are available. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The information requested is not collected centrally. The Department commissions a monthly survey by the national health service of the availability of appointments at each practice within each primary care trust. It does not, however, collect information on the total number of appointments which are available or their take-up by patients.
Mr. Lancaster: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people (a) requested and (b) received an appointment to see a general practitioner within 48 hours in the Milton Keynes Primary Care Trust in the last period for which figures are available. 
Caroline Flint: The information requested is not collected centrally. The Department commissions a monthly survey by the national health service of the availability of appointments at each practice within each primary care trust. It does not, however, collect information on the total number of appointments which are available or their take-up by patients.
|General medical practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(203)|
|5CM||Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley||110|
Mr. Bone: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many patients in the Wellingborough constituency have not been able to register directly with a doctor's surgery and have had to register centrally since 1997. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: Data on the number of patients unable to register with a general practice is not collected or held centrally by the Department. However, since April 2005 the Department has collected monthly information on the numbers of patients assigned by primary care trusts (PCTs) to practices. This shows that, to date, no patients have been assigned by Northamptonshire Heartlands PCT.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people with head injuries resulting from (a) cycling, (b) skateboarding and (c) rollerblading accidents have been admitted to each hospital in Essex in the last year for which figures are available. 
Ms Rosie Winterton: The table shows the number of admitted care episodes for head injuries in Essex in 200304, which were as a result of cycling. The Department does not collect information on the numbers of admitted care episodes for head injuries resulting from skateboarding and rollerblading accidents.
|Finished admission episodes|
|RAJ||Southend Hospital NHS Trust||9|
|ROD||Basildon and Thurrock University|
Hospitals NHS Trust
|RDE||Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust||13|
|RQ8||Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust||21|
|RQW||The Princess Alexandra Hospital|
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