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Mr. Redwood: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the revenue loss which would result from allowing social entrepreneurs to reinvest without incurring a capital gains tax liability. 
Provisional information published by the Student Loans Company shows the amount of UK student loan debt owed at the end of financial year 200405 was £15,947.6 million. This includes loans not yet due for repayment and excludes the loans sold to the private sector. Loans are made to students by the Student Loans Company, on behalf of the Secretary of State for Education and Skills.
It is assumed likely that most deaths from injury of undetermined intent at age 15 and over are cases where the harm is self-inflicted but there was insufficient evidence to prove that the deceased deliberately intended to kill themselves. This can not be assumed in deaths at ages under 15 and therefore these deaths are not included when examining intentional self-harm in children. There were no deaths recorded from intentional self-harm at ages under 10 across the period covered.
|Aged 10 to 14suicide(88)||Aged 15 to 17suicide and injury of undetermined intent(89)|
Alan Simpson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many meetings (a) he has, (b) his Ministers have and (c) civil servants in his Department have had with the hon. Member in charge of the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill to discuss including a clause in that Bill to require his Department to consider fiscal and economic measures to promote microgeneration and energy efficiency. 
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has not had any meetings with the hon. Member in charge of the Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Bill to discuss the inclusion of a clause in that Bill to require the
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Treasury to consider fiscal and economic measures to promote microgeneration and energy efficiency. I have had one meeting and other discussions on the hon. Member's Bill. My officials have had two other meetings with the hon. Member.
Dawn Primarolo: A change of this magnitude would be likely to have a major impact on company behaviour and therefore major indirect as well direct effects on tax revenues. However the direct revenue effect of a single 20 per cent. corporation tax rate can be determined approximately from Table 5 of the 2005 Tax Ready Reckoner located at http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media/FA1/96/pbr05_taxreadyreckoner_223.pdf which shows the effect of 1 percentage point changes in the small companies' and main rates of corporation tax.
David T.C. Davies: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many ex-gratia payments have been made to claimants by the Tax Credits Office due to administrative errors since the system was put in place. 
Dawn Primarolo: The circumstances in which Tax Credit Office will make compensation payments to its customers are explained in the Department's code of practice 1 Putting things right" which is available at www.hmrc.gov.uk.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many tax credit overpayments have been written off (a) in part and (b) in full in respect of residents of Peterborough since tax credits were introduced. 
Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average time taken was between a claimant of tax credits requesting that HM Revenue and Customs reconsider its decision to recover a tax credit overpayment and the suspension of the automatic recovery of that overpayment in the most recent period for which figures are available. 
Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will suspend the recovery of the tax credit overpayment which is being recovered from the constituent of the right hon. Member for Birkenhead, national insurance number JR493898C. 
Dawn Primarolo: HM Revenue and Customs is statutory debarred from disclosing information relating to the tax affairs of individuals. However, the Tax Credit Office wrote to my right hon. Friend about his constituent on 20 February 2006.
Mr. Randall: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people have been in receipt of the incorrect level of tax credit in (a) Uxbridge and (b) the London borough of Hillingdon in each year since tax credits were introduced; what assessment he has made of the number of these who could not have been reasonably expected to know that a mistake had been made; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: Further to my answer my colleague, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, gave the hon. Gentleman on 7 February 2006, Official Report, column 1127W, the information requested is not available in the format requested.
Mr. Randall: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many awards for (a) child and (b) working tax credit there were in the constituency of Uxbridge in (i) 200304 and (ii) 200405; how many awards were (A) underpaid and (B) overpaid at (1) 5 April 2004 and (2) 5 April 2005; and what the total amounts were in each case. 
Estimates for 200405 of the numbers of in-work families with tax credits awards, including information on overpayments and underpayments by constituency, based on final family circumstances and incomes for 200405 are due to be published in May 2006.
Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in respect of how many tax credit cases in (a) 200304, (b) 200405 and (c) 200506 inquiries have been made to HM Revenue and Customs by the parliamentary and health service ombudsman as part of an investigation into complaints concerning tax credits. 
The parliamentary ombudsman, Ann Abraham, is an independent office-holder. She operates under the provisions of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (as amended). The parliamentary ombudsman publishes information
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about the number of complaints she has received in her annual report to Parliament. Her 200405 annual report, HC 348, was published on 20 July.
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