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David Maclean: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people in Penrith and The Border constituency have appealed against a demand for return of overpayments of tax credits since April 2006; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: The Tax Law Rewrite Project has to date produced four ActsThe Capital Allowances Act 2001 (CAA), The Income Tax Earnings and Pension Act 2003 (ITEPA), The Income Tax Trading and Other Income Act 2005 (ITTOIA) and the Income Tax Act 2007 (ITA). These Acts cover more than 2000 pages of legislation.
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 17 January 2007, Official Report, column 1219W, on the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), if he will place in the Library a CD-ROM of the learning and training documents on the VOA's intranet. 
Dawn Primarolo: It is not possible to provide a CD-Rom of all the learning and training documents on the VOA's Intranet. To attempt to configure it for standalone viewing would involve disproportionate cost.
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 17 January 2007, Official Report, column 1141W, on the Valuation Office Agency, whether the agency has a data strategy document separate from the agency's annual report, forward plan and accounts. 
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 26 January 2007, Official Report, column 2134W, on the Valuation Office Agency, what the agency's expenditure was on HIYA! magazine and the Network Gazette magazine. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his Department's estimate is of the
value of the tangible fixed asset of the Valuation Office Agency's automated valuation model. 
Dawn Primarolo: The Government's policy of applying VAT and duty on bingo participation fees is consistent with our treatment of other player-to-player gaming in a bricks and mortar environment, such as player-to-player card games in casinos.
Mr. Todd: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether CCM15540 (Undisclosed Partners) in the Tax Credits Compliance Manual is being revised; what guidance is available on assessments covered by these circumstances; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: The Claimant Compliance Manual (CCM) is kept under regular review and updated when required. Chapter 15 of the CCM provides guidance on how to work cases where HMRC find that a claimant has not disclosed that they have a partner.
Mr. Evans: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people living in (a) Ribble Valley and (b) Lancashire received overpayments of (i) child tax credit and (ii) working tax credit in each of the last five years. 
Estimates for 2005-06 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 are due to be published in May, as set out in the annual scheduled updates section of the HMRC website:
Miss McIntosh: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of appeals against overpayment of tax credits have not been successful since April 2006; and if he will make a statement. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Questions asking (1) how many people aged under 25 years are in full-time employment, (2) how many people aged 16 to 18 years are in (a) full-time and (b) part-time employment and (3) how many people are employed to work less than 30 hours per week and. Responses to these questions have been combined in this reply. (130192, 130193, 130194)
Table 1, attached, gives estimates of the numbers of men and women, in full-time and part-time employment for the age bands, 16 to 17 and 16 to 24. Table 2 shows those who work less than 31 hours and 31 or more hours per week, for the three months ending December 2006. These estimates are not seasonally adjusted.
Each month the Office for National Statistics publishes estimates of the number of people working full-time and part-time in the UK, in table 3 of the Labour Market Statistics First Release available in the attached link:
Similarly, estimates of usual weekly hours are available from Table 8 of the same release:
Estimates are taken from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). As with any sample survey, estimates from the LFS are subject to a margin of uncertainty.
|Table 1. People aged under 25 years in full-time and part-time employment by gender United Kingdom, not seasonally adjusted|
|Three months ending December 2006|
|(1 )Includes those who did not state whether they worked full or part-time.|
(2 )Full and part time is based on respondents' self assessment, not on hours worked.
Source: ONS Labour Force Survey (LFS)
|Table 2. People in employment by hours worked and gender United Kingdom, not seasonally adjusted|
|Three months ending December 2006||All persons||Male||Female|
|(1 )Includes those who did not state the hours they usually work.|
(2 )Based on total hours usually worked and includes paid/unpaid overtime.
ONS Labour Force Survey (LFS)
Ms Rosie Winterton: The gross remuneration paid to providers of national health service dental services covers both the practice expenses incurred in providing services and the dentists' net income. For the financial year 2005-06, the average NHS income for general dental services dentists in England and Wales with a reasonable commitment to the NHS was estimated at £76,500 in net terms, plus £88,500 to cover practice expenses. Dentists' gross contract values were increased by 3 per cent. from April 2006 as recommended by the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration.
Average net earnings in the current year, 2006-07, will also be affected by any change in the relative level of practice expenses. The Department has made available £100 million over the two-year period 2006-07 and 2007-08 to support capital investment in dental practices.
Mr. Burrowes: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 19 December 2006, Official Report, column 1939W, on residential rehabilitation, which (a) nine services provide residential rehabilitation beds for single parents with children and (b) five services provide beds for couples with children; and how many beds of each type are provided by each service. 
There are five services in England which provide residential rehabilitation beds for single parents with children, three of which also provide services for couples with children as residents. Information about the services is shown in the table.
|Residential rehabilitation service||Take single parents||Take couples||Take children as residents||Total beds|
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