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Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average time spent on incapacity benefit in (a) pathways to work areas and (b) the UK excluding pathways to work pilots was in each quarter since each of the pilots began. 
Mr. Frank Field:
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if the Retirement Pension Forecast
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team will supply Rachel Scully, a constituent of the hon. Member for Birkenhead, with a forecast which takes into account her underlying entitlement to carer's allowance and the awarding of credits for her second state pension. 
You asked the Secretary of State if the Retirement Pension Forecast team will supply Rachel Scully with a forecast which takes into account her underlying entitlement to carers allowance and the awarding of credits of her second state pensions. This is something that falls within the responsibilities delegated to me as Chief Executive of The Pension Service.
I am pleased to advise you that a State Pension Forecast that takes into account her underlying entitlement to carers allowance and the award of credits for her state second pension was issued on 7th November 2005.
Mike Penning: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many (a) consultants and (b) special advisers were employed by his Department in each year since 1997; what the cost of each was in each year; and if he will make a statement. 
Since 2003, the Government have published on an annual basis the names and overall cost of special advisers and the number in each payband. For the most recent information I refer the hon. Member to the statement made by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 21 July 2005, Official Report, columns 15861WS.
Mr. Hollobone: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent discussions he had with (a) the Department of Trade and Industry and (b) major supermarket chains about a possible link between the sale of alcohol in supermarkets and street crime. 
Paul Goggins: No discussions have taken place on this topic, but Ministers recently met representatives from major supermarkets to discuss sales of alcohol as part of our wider efforts to promote responsible drinking.
Tony Baldry: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when Joseph Grant reference G11116730 will receive notification of his immigration status following the letter of 15 September to the hon. Member for Banbury. 
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many British passports have been processed for each of the British overseas territories (a) in 2005 to date and (b) in each of the last three years. 
Mr. Charles Clarke: The Department has no current plans to join the Carbon Trust CMP, it will be considered as further work on energy efficiency and climate change impacts, in response to the estate management targets of the Framework for Sustainable Development on the Government Estate, is taken forward.
The Energy White Paper and the Framework for Sustainable Development on the Government Estate set targets for central Government Estate of reducing absolute carbon, from fuel and electricity used in buildings on our estate, by 12.5 percent. by 201011, relative to 19992000 and increasing energy efficiency of the buildings on the estate by 15 percent. over the same
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period. In order to address these targets the Department is benchmarking key office sites, after which we propose to undertake energy surveys at those sites above the benchmark, and thereafter will compile site-specific action plans. The public sector Prison Service has an Energy Efficiency Action Plan. A benchmarking guide has been developed and the data used to help set carbon dioxide key performance indicators for each prison.
Steve Webb: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what assessment he has made of the (a) advantages and (b) disadvantages of the United Kingdom moving to Central European Time; and if he will make a statement. 
There are many argumentsand opinionsfor and against a move to Central European Time. Any change would need to have full regard to a wide range of factors including the impact on social and community life, transport links with other countries, health and safety issues, such as road traffic accidents, and the views of the business community and other stakeholders. However, I do not believe there is a clear case for change.
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