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Mr. Paterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate he has made of the proportion of the projected growth in vehicle use up to 2025 which is attributable to population growth. 
Dr. Ladyman: The Department does not estimate the proportion of projected growth attributed to population alone. Estimates of the combined impact of growing population and employment on vehicle use have been published in the supporting papers to the Eddington study at:
|Passenger vehicles driven by foreign residents and foreign registered lorries leaving the UK (million)( 1,2)|
|Cars and motorcycles||Coaches||Lorries|
|(1) Cars, motorcycles and coaches estimated based on the number of foreign residents leaving the UK together with average vehicle occupancy rates.|
(2) Includes channel tunnel but excludes movements across the Irish land boundary.
(3) Denotes less than half final digit shown (coaches estimated at approximately 50,000 per year).
International Passenger Survey (ONS) and Survey of Road Goods Vehicles (DfT).
|Motor vehicles currently licensed, by taxation group, 1997-2005|
|Private and light goods|
|Body type cars||Other vehicles||Motor cycles scooters and mopeds||Buses||Goods|
|Special machines/ special concession||Other vehicles||Crown and exempt||Special vehicles group||All vehicles|
| Note: Figures for 2006 are not yet available.|
Mr. Paterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has had from rural and farming organisations on the Off Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Paterson: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will estimate the number of additional vehicles which would be included in the provisions of the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 should the Off Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill become law unamended, broken down by vehicle. 
Dr. Ladyman: This Department estimates that up to three million additional vehicles could be included under the provisions of an amended Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994 should the Off Road Vehicles (Registration) Bill become law. It is estimated that this figure could increase by approximately 500,000 new vehicles per annum.
Dr. Ladyman: As at 31 December 2006 240 vehicles registered to addresses in Peterborough were licensed in the new band G. In addition there were 2,496 vehicles which, although licensed in band F, would fall into the band G emission category.
Mr. Dhanda [holding answer 22 May 2007]: A review all of the legal advice received by the Government relating to the recognition of adoptions in Europe could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many autistic students are enrolled in schools in (a) Greater London, (b) the London borough of Havering and (c) Romford. 
Jim Knight: Information on pupils with special educational needs (SEN) and their primary need is collected via the school census for pupils at school action plus and those with statements of SEN. The available information is given in the table.
|Maintained nursery, primary, secondary and all special schools, city technology colleges and academies( 1,2) : number and percentage of pupils whose primary need is autistic spectrum disorder( 3,4 ) as at January 2006|
|Pupils at School Action Plus or with statements of SEN whose primary need is autistic spectrum disorder|
|Maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools||City technology colleges and academies||Special schools||Total|
|n/a = Not applicable, no schools of this type. (1) Includes middle schools as deemed. (2) Includes maintained and non-maintained special schools. Excludes general hospital schools. (3 )Excludes dually registered pupils. (4) Information on type of need was collected from those pupils at School Action Plus and with statements of SEN. (5) National and regional figures have been rounded to the nearest 10. Source: School Census|
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