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Mrs. McGuire: The Department for Work and Pensions 2004 public service agreement target No. 2 is a joint target with the Department for Education and Skills. The target appears as target No. 1 in the Department for Education and Skills public service agreement.
Mrs. McGuire: The Department for Work and Pensions 2004 public service agreement target No. 3 is a joint target with the Department for Education and Skills. The target appears as target No. 2 in the Department for Education and Skills public service agreement.
Stewart Hosie: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what (a) identifiable administration costs and (b) Scotland's share of non-identifiable administration costs associated with the delivery of social security benefits in Scotland were in 200405; and what the (i) identifiable and (ii) non-identifiable costs were per benefit recipient of administration. 
Mr. Plaskitt: The administration budgets regime overseen by Treasury does not monitor country or regional administration costs separately. In addition administration costs are only reported at a strategic objective level.
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many statutory instruments introduced by his Department were (a) withdrawn, (b) amended by a further statutory instrument and (c) reprinted because of defective drafting in each session since 1997; and what steps he (i) is taking and (ii) plans to take to prevent further such instances. 
Mrs. McGuire: The information is not available in the format requested. The Department for Work and Pensions was formed in June 2001 from the Department of Social Security and parts of the former Department for Education and Employment including the Employment Service. The information in this response relates to the DWP and the DSS. Since 1997, four draft statutory instruments have been withdrawn and 23 instruments issued free of charge because of an error or defect in an earlier instrument.
The Department lays in the order of 90 statutory instruments a year. We have a range of measures in place to provide expert advice and training to lawyers and officials involved in the process and aim to ensure that lessons are learned.
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will list the acts of vandalism which have been perpetrated (a) inside and (b) on the outside of his Department's buildings in the last 12 months.