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Mr. Gray: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer in what circumstances an uplift beyond the basic 5 per cent. reward is paid to an informer providing information which leads to recovery of money for the Crown. 
It would not be in the public interest to divulge the exact factors taken into account when calculating such payments, however all Law Enforcement agencies, in accordance with the relevant ACPO guidelines, apply similar considerations when determining levels of rewards payments
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the estimated (a) gross and (b) net increase in business rate revenues in cash terms arising from the Governments proposals to reduce business rate relief for empty properties is in (i) 2008-09 and (ii) 2009-10; 
(2) whether a regulatory impact assessment has been produced on the Budget 2007 proposals to reduce business rate relief for empty properties; and whether this move was planned to be revenue-neutral; 
John Healey: The Government estimate that the impact on tax revenue of reforms to empty property relief will be £950 million in 2008-09, and £900 million in subsequent years. This estimate was published in the Red Book alongside the Budget Report 2007.
As part of the Lyons Inquiry into Local Government, Sir Michael Lyons consulted extensively on Kate Barkers recommendation that empty property relief be reformed. As announced in the Budget, we are taking forward legislation to reform the relief from April 2008.
The Government intend to publish a consultation document next month which will seek views on proposals for detailed reforms to secondary legislation, including the existing exemptions from empty property rates.
Mr. Hoban: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the impact on income tax revenue of pension income received through an alternatively secured pension rather than a payment from an annuity; and if he will make a statement. 
Ed Balls: The impact on tax revenues of changes to the rules governing alternatively secured pensions, announced in the 2007 Budget, were set out in the regulatory impact assessment of tax relief for pensions, published on the Treasury website, available at:
Mr. Austin Mitchell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many and what proportion of private finance initiative contracts were sold on by the original signatories to the contract in each year since 1997; and what assessment he has made of the profit made in each sale and the return to the taxpayer on each. 
The Treasury does not hold this information. Equity sales are private transactions between two private institutions; therefore the Treasury
does not collate information on them. The Treasury does, however, and will continue more broadly to examine developments in the secondary equity market both through its relations with other Departments and key participants in the PFI market.
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many and what percentage of victims of suicide under the age of 18 years in each year since 1997 lived (a) with a parent who had sole custody, (b) with parents who had joint custody and (c) with parents who were married. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many and what percentage of victims of suicide under the age of 18 years in each year since 1997 lived (a) with a parent who had sole custody, (b) with parents who had joint custody and (c) with parents who were married. I am replying in her absence. (142648)
Information on the marital status of parents of deceased children or their custodial circumstances are not collected at death registration and are therefore not available to tabulate. The table below therefore only contains numbers of suicides for those aged under 18 in England and Wales from 1997 to 2005, the latest available year.
It is assumed that most deaths from injury/poisoning of undetermined intent at ages 15 and over are cases where the harm was self-inflicted but there was insufficient evidence to prove that the deceased deliberately intended to kill themselves. This cannot be assumed in deaths at ages under 15 and therefore deaths from injury/poisoning of undetermined intent are not included when examining suicide (intentional self-harm) in children. As there were no deaths in children aged under 13 with a suicide verdict for the period requested, the table shows the number of suicides in children aged 13 to 14, and the number of suicide or injury/poisoning of undetermined intent deaths in those aged 15 to 17.
|Number of deaths among people aged 13 to 17 years from suicide and injury/poisoning of undetermined intent, England and Wales, 1997 to 2005( 1)|
|Aged 13-14||Aged 15-17|
|Suicide( 2)||Suicide and injury/poisoning of undetermined intent( 3)|
|(1 )Figures are for deaths occurring in each calendar year.|
(2 )The cause of death for suicide was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes E950-E959 for the years 1997 to 2000, and, for the years 2001 to 2005, the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes X60-X84.
(3) The cause of death for injury/poisoning of undetermined intent was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes E980-E989 excluding E988.8 for the years 1997 to 2000, and, for the years 2001 to 2005, the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes Y10-Y34 excluding Y33.9 where the Coroners verdict was pending.
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many and what percentage of mothers under the age of 16 lived (a) with a parent who had sole custody, (b) with parents who had joint custody and (c) with parents who were married in each year since 1997. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your request for how many and what percentage of mothers under the age of 16 lived (a) with a parent who had sole custody, (b) with parents who had joint custody and (c) with parents who were married in each year since 1997.1 am replying in her absence. (142657)
Only a small proportion of births are to mothers aged under 16 and, of these, most are at age 15 (see table below). For this reason the only reliable source for the figures requested is the 2001 Census as there are relatively few mothers aged under 16 at any one time. There were 1,040 mothers aged under 16 recorded by the 2001 Census. The figures requested by you are being extracted and will be placed in the Library of the House at a later date.
|Number of maternities( 1) England and Wales|
|(1) A maternity is a confinement resulting in the birth of one or more live-born or stillborn children. There are only a small number of stillbirths to females under 16. In 2001 there were nine.|
Birth statistics Series FM1 nos. 28, 29, 30 and 34
Mrs. Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many staff from overseas have been (a) seconded and (b) attached to the Valuation Office Agency in each of the last five years, broken down by country and agency of origin. 
7 November 2005 to 4 May 2006: One secondee from Australia, Australian Valuation Office;
3 July 2006 to 31 December 2006: One secondee from Hong Kong, Hong Kong Valuation Office;
10 April 2007 to 9 October 2007: One secondee from Hong Kong, Hong Kong Valuation Office.
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