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David Simpson: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many people have been on sick leave suffering from stress in her Department in each of the last three years; and what percentage of the total staff number this represents. 
Bridget Prentice: The number of sickness absence days is recorded by the Department, however there is limited current information available on how much of that is attributable to stress. The way that absence is recorded does not show how many individuals the figures relate to but it does show what percentage of absence is stress-related. The most recent available figures are for the years between April 2000 and March 2003, and are broken down as follows:
|Days lost to stress||Percentage of all absences|
|April 2000 to March 2001||25,246||25.4|
|April 2001 to March 2002||20,075||19.8|
|April 2002 to March 2003||30,096||21|
Jo Swinson: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many television sets are in operation in the Department (a) in total, (b) in Minister's private offices and (c) in each office building in the Department; and how many television licences are held by the Department. 
|Selborne House, London||30|
|Chancery Lane, London||2|
|Clive House, London||3|
|Abbey Orchard Street, London||2|
|Millbank Tower, London||1|
|Steel House, London||1|
|Archway Tower, London||2|
This answer relates solely to the Department for Constitutional Affairs, HQ Estate and not to Her Majesty's Court Service, related agencies or NDPB's as to gather this information would incur a disproportionate cost. The Scotland and Wales offices have submitted their own, separate answers to this question.
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Justine Greening: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs on what occasions members of the Privy Council for the Affairs of Jersey, Guernsey and Sark have not recommended legislation proposed by those Crown dependencies in the last 10 years; on what basis such decisions were made; and if she will make a statement. 
Ms Harman: There has been only one occasion in the last 10 years when Channel Islands legislation submitted for approval was not recommended for Royal Assent. On that occasion the request for approval of the Constitution of Sark Law was withdrawn by the Sark Parliament before the Committee for the Affairs of Jersey and Guernsey had come to a conclusion.
Mr. Davey: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs what representations her Department has received on the removal of barriers to British notaries public working in the EU. 
Chris Huhne: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs what arrangements are in place for (a) liquidation, (b) bankruptcy and (c) placing in administration of registered political parties. 
The requirements for the registration and administration of political parties is set out in the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA). There are no rules regarding liquidation, bankruptcy or placing in administration of registered political parties in the Act. There are over 300 registered political parties in the United Kingdom. Some of these are also registered companies, and therefore will be subject to the specific requirements of companies legislation.
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Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many (a) routine and (b) special post-mortems were carried out by each pathologist in Haringey Coroner Services in 2005. 
Ms Harman: The North London coroner believes that (a) about 700 routine post-mortem examinations and (b) about 25 to 30 special post-mortem examinations were performed at Hornsey in 2005. Exact information is not held centrally.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many (a) special and (b) routine post-mortems have been carried out by the Haringey Coroner Services in each of the last five years. 
Ms Harman: The North London coroner believes that (a) about 700 routine post-mortem examinations and (b) about 25 to 30 special post-mortem examinations are performed at Hornsey Public Mortuary each year. Exact information is not held centrally.
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs what the total amount of employers' normal contributions accruing superannuation liability charge that have been accounted for by her Office has been in each of the last five years for which data are available. 
Mr. Marshall: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what assistance his Department is giving to Glasgow and Scotland's bid to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games; and if he will make a statement. 
Patricia Ferguson, the Scottish Executive Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport, and I are jointly hosting a reception in the Scotland Office, in London, on 25 April to back the Glasgow bid for 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much business his Department has placed with (a) Capita Group plc and (b) its subsidiaries in each of the last five years; what the total value is of outstanding contracts placed with Capita Group plc and its subsidiaries by his Department; for which current tenders issued by his Department (i) Capita Group plc and (ii) its subsidiaries have been invited to bid; and whether (A) Capita Group plc and (B) its subsidiaries have seconded staff (1) temporarily and (2) on a longer-term basis to his Department. 
James Brokenshire: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) what the value of contracts held by his Department with (a) Capita plc and (b) its subsidiaries was in the last three financial years; 
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