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(b) HMRC estimates of the number of full-time equivalent staff employed on tax credit helplines, in
each month from September 2005 to March 2006 are detailed in the following table. In addition HMRC can use up to another 1,350 staff (FTEs) to answer tax credit calls at peak times.
|Staff number (FTEs)|
Anne Milton: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the tax revenue from (a) England, (b) Wales, (c) Scotland and (d) Northern Ireland in each of the last three years. 
Ed Balls: The Government reported in the Budget that the banking industry has set in train work to develop a scheme to enable unclaimed assets to be reinvested in society. The industrys steering group is currently considering issues of definition, reuniting and operation and distribution. The Government are clear that such a scheme needs to be consistent with retaining the rights of owners to reclaim assets at any time and, with this in mind, is assessing the legal and accounting issues involved. This work is ongoing.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Valuation Office Agency has purchased (a) software and (b) consultancy services from the company CDC Ltd. in the last five years. 
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will place in the Library a copy of the documents produced by the Valuation Office Agency Director of Modernisation for the Institute of Revenues, Rating and Valuation conferences in (a) Spain in February 2005 and (b) Blackpool in May 2006. 
No documents were produced by the Valuation Office Agency's Director of Modernisation
for the IRRV conference Spain in February 2005. However, some slides were used at this presentation and a copy of these has been placed in the Library. He did not attend the IRRV conference in Blackpool in May 2006.
Mr. Pickles: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many full-time equivalent communications, public relations and marketing staff were employed by the Valuation Office Agency at each grade in each year since 2001. 
Staff responsible for internal communications channels and content (including maintenance of the Agency's intranet site) and for external publications and communications (including maintenance of the Agency's website)
Within the District Valuer Services business stream of the Agency, a number of staff are employed, on a full or part-time basis, as client account or client development managers. Their numbers are shown in the following table. Marketing is part of their much wider roles, and no separate attribution of time to this particular aspect is available.
Jim Cousins: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many higher education institutions in the North East region offered (a) mathematics, (b) physics, (c) biology, (d) chemistry, (e) computing and electronics and (f) engineering-related degrees in each year since 1994-95; and how many enrolments there were in each year. 
Bill Rammell: There are five HE institutions in the North East: Durham University, Newcastle University, The University of Northumbria at Newcastle, The University of Sunderland and the University of Teesside. The available information is shown in the following tables:
|Number of HE institutions in the North East with first degree students studying Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Computing or Engineering as their principal subject|
|Mathematical sciences||Of which: Maths||Physical Sciences||Of which: Physics||Of which: Chemistry||Biological Sciences||Of which: Biology|
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