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Mr. Todd: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many representations he has received on the Sentencing Advisory Panels consultation on theft from a shop; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: Between 1 November 2006 and 19 January 2007, I have received 83 letters from Members of Parliament and 56 letters from members of the public about the Sentencing Advisory Panels consultation on theft from a shop. It is for the Panel, and then for the Sentencing Guidelines Council, to decide how to take account of comments on the consultation paper. I will have an opportunity to offer my own comments when the Sentencing Guidelines Council issues its draft guideline in due course.
Mr. Clegg: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give a guarantee that no individual whose case was handled by Sharad Ladva will be returned to the Philippines until a full investigation of their claims has been made. 
Mr. Coaker: There is no requirement for ail young people under-18 years who are arrested for a trigger offence to undergo a compulsory drugs test. There is no evidence to suggest that such tests alone would be effective in improving access to substance misuse and other services.
Drug testing on charge is one of three interventions that the Drug Interventions Programme has been piloting for under-18s. These have been independently evaluated and the results will be published in due course.
Mr. Sutcliffe: A recruitment campaign was run in 2006 but did not identify a suitable candidate. The Government are currently considering how best to take forward the appointment of a Commissioner for Victims and Witnesses.
Mr. Dismore: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make publicly available records kept by the security service relating to Nazi war crimes and the intelligence gleaned in the interrogation of Nazi war criminals, including those records given to the Office of Strategic Services during and after the second world war; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. McNulty: The Security Service systematically reviews and if appropriate releases records in accordance with the criteria agreed with the Public Records Office and endorsed by the Advisory Council on Public Records. Most of the files relating to the second world war and the post-war period have already been released to the National Archive. Only a small amount of material, still judged to have current national security sensitivities (such as names of staff, identity of agents) has been retained.
does not possess the qualifications or experience required for the new post;
has a significant shareholding or beneficial interest in the UK-based company or connected business;
was in the UK to undertake a period of training or work experience and has completed the maximum period allowed under that category or is seeking to do a different type of training or work experience;
does not meet the skills criteria of the work permit arrangements;
the pay and conditions of the new employment are worse than that of resident workers doing a similar job;
does not comply with UK legislation;
was not advertised, or advertised appropriately, where that was required;
or that there are suitably qualified or experienced resident workers available;
has no UK base;
has not shown that they are capable of offering a genuine vacancy;
has not shown there is a genuine vacancy for an employee in this country;
is not responsible for the employment of the work permit holder.
Dr. Vis: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the contract for the chief executive of the Youth Justice Board ends; and what the process will be for renewing the contract or appointing a successor. 
Mr. Sutcliffe: The current chief executive of the Youth Justice Board is on a loan agreement from the Home Office for an initial period terminating on 30 June 2007; this period may be extended if all parties are in agreement. The post was filled by public advertisement and competition.
Mr. Heald: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much her Department spent on advertising with The Guardian newspaper, including online, advertorials and advertising features, in the latest year for which figures are available. 
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many claims were outstanding from (a) conditional fee lawyers and (b) NHS trades unions arising from Agenda for Change in the most recent period for which figures are available; what estimate she has made of potential liabilities arising from these claims; and if she will make a statement. 
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many cases have been (a) heard and (b) approved by the Care Standards Tribunal asking for names to be removed from lists banning proximity to children. 
Mr. Ivan Lewis: I am informed by the Care Standards Tribunal that it has heard a total of 71 appeals from individuals against inclusion on the Protection of Children Act List and prohibition from teaching or working with children in education. Of these, 54 were dismissed and 17 allowed.
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the 10 largest claims awarded against her Department under the Liability to Third Party Scheme are; and what the cause of the complaint was in each case. 
|The 10 largest settled liabilities for third parties scheme claims as at 31 December 2006|
|Cause of the complaint||Damages paid (£)|
Mr. Hayes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the 10 largest claims awarded against her Department under the Property Expenses Scheme are; and what the cause of the complaint was in each case. 
|The 10 largest settled liabilities under the Property Expenses Scheme as at 31 December 2006|
|Cause of the complaint||Damages paid (£)|
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