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Mr. Ivan Lewis: The circumstances that led to the reported accident near misses listed in figure 8.8 of the Departments annual report 2006 are from minor injuries sustained from slips, trips and falls.
Mr. Ivan Lewis: Upon inquiry, the Department sent potential social enterprise pathfinders an application form and covering letter, copies of which have been placed in the Library. After the completed application was received by the Department, no further questions were asked by the Department.
Mr. Ivan Lewis: We have not quantified how many social enterprise pathfinders are exclusively in areas of multiple deprivation. One of the features of social enterprises is the potential to deliver wider social benefits in the local community.
Mrs. Hodgson: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the rate of teenage pregnancy in (a) Gateshead East and Washington West and (b) Tyne and Wear constituencies was in each year since 1997. 
As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking what the teenage pregnancy rate in (a) Gateshead East and Washington West and (b) Tyne and Wear constituencies was in each year since 1997. (118532)
Information on teenage conceptions is routinely published for local authorities and strategic health authorities. Figures cannot be provided by Parliamentary Constituency because of the risk of disclosing individual's information, due to small differences in boundaries between the Parliamentary Constituency and the local authority.
Figures are provided for Gateshead Metropolitan County District (MCD) and Sunderland MCD because they are both part of Gateshead East and Washington West constituency and similarly, figures are provided for Tyne and Wear Metropolitan County for Tyne and Wear constituency.
|Teenage conceptions: numbers( 1) and rates( 2) for Tyne and Wear (metropolitan county), Gateshead MCD and Sunderland MCD, 1997-2004 (the latest year available)|
|Tyne and Wear metropolitan county||Gateshead MCD||Sunderland MCD|
|(1) Number of conceptions are estimated from registration of live or stillbirths and notifications of legal abortions to girls aged under 18. They do not include miscarriages or illegal abortions.|
(2) Rate per 1,000 women aged 15-17.
Mr. Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment she has made of the performance of Lodestone Ltd. in providing MRI scanning services at (a) Darlington Memorial hospital and (b) Bishop Auckland general hospital. 
Andy Burnham: The Department has not made any specific assessment of the performance of Lodestone Ltd. in providing magnetic resonance imaging scanning services at Darlington memorial hospital and Bishop Auckland general hospital.
The County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospitals National Health Service Trust is responsible for performance managing the service contract with this company and for flagging up any problems with the NHS North East strategic health authority (SHA). The SHA has not made the Department aware of any known problems.
Mr. Kevan Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what assessment has she made of the adequacy of MRI scanning capacity in the County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospital Trust; and what she expects future capacity to be. 
Andy Burnham: The planning and provision of local health care services is a matter for the national health service locally. Therefore, the Department has not made any specific assessment of the adequacy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning capacity in the County Durham and Darlington Acute Hospital Trust. The Department expects that the local NHS will ensure that there is adequate MRI scanning capacity available in the future to meet the needs of the local community.
Tim Loughton: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many cases for agreement of (a) individual voluntary arrangements and (b) conpany voluntary arrangements following bankruptcy orders have been heard (i) in England, (ii) in the south-east and (iii) under the jurisdiction of the Brighton Office of the Insolvency Service in each of the last five years. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The number of individual voluntary arrangements (IVAs) and company voluntary arrangements (CVAs) for England and Wales in 2006 can be found in the following table. This information is not available at a sub-national level.
Mr. Cox: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what criteria will be applicable to the award of financial grants to companies from the successor to the Bio-energy Capital Grants Scheme. 
The third round of the Bio-energy Capital Grants Scheme, funded by DEFRA, was launched on 29 December 2006 with a 10-week application window. The aim of the Scheme is to support the installation of biomass-fuelled heat and combined heat and power projects in the industrial, commercial and community sectors. The maximum grant available is 40 per cent. of the additional cost of the installation compared to a fossil-fuelled alternative. This is subject to a minimum grant payment of £25,000 and a maximum of £1 million.
(i) its contribution to the aims of the Scheme
(ii) the technical credibility of the proposal
(iii) the credibility of the applicants to deliver the project
(iv) the ability to evaluate and measure the performance of the project
(v) financial viability and overall value for money.
Alan Duncan: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry which (a) agencies and (b) regulatory bodies reporting to his Department were (i) established, (ii) abolished, (iii) merged and (iv) renamed in each year since 1999. 
Jim Fitzpatrick [holding answer 1 February 2007]: The Department is currently reviewing and simplifying its HR policies and procedures, and over the next 18 months will be substantially revising its staff handbook, The Guide. This is accessed electronically by DTI staff through the Departments intranet. The Guide is supplemented by extensive procedural guidance and other information, again accessed electronically. A printed copy of the current version of The Guide has been placed in the Libraries of the House.
Dr. Cable: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what area of office space his Department and its agencies used in central London in (a) 2004 and (b) 2006; and if he will make a statement. 
92,835 square metres in 2004
68,582 square metres in 2006
Alan Duncan: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the cost was of maintaining his Departments websites in 2005-06; and how many visits each website received during this period. 
Jim Fitzpatrick: The Departments websites are maintained by an external ICT supplier as part of an outsourcing arrangement. The cost of website maintenance is included within the overall charges of the outsourcing contract and is not delineated within the terms of the contract.
The total number of visits the Departments websites received during 2005-06 was 10,236,235. The total visits are recorded on entry via the DTI homepage and not at individual site level and therefore detailed information is not available.
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