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Census

Mr. Pickles: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what new information attributes the 2007 Census Test is collecting on (a) individuals and (b) their properties. [145236]

John Healey: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated 25 June 2007:


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Child Benefit: Overseas Residence

Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much was paid in child benefit to parents in respect of children living abroad in each of the last 12 months for which figures are available; [144211]

(2) how many applications for child benefit were received in respect of children living overseas in each of the last 12 months for which figures are available; [144212]

(3) how much was paid in child tax credit to parents in respect of children living overseas in each of the last 12 months for which figures are available. [144213]

Dawn Primarolo: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to the hon. Member for Yeovil (Mr. Laws) by my right. hon. Friend the Chief Secretary to the Treasury on 12 June 2007, Official Report, column 943W.

Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many applications for child tax credit were received by the international claims processing section of HM Revenue and Customs in respect of children living abroad in each of the last 12 months for which figures are available. [144214]

Dawn Primarolo: This information is not available.


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Children: Death

Mr. Willetts: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many deaths there were following recorded injuries of children aged (a) 0 to four, (b) five to eight, (c) nine to 12 and (d) 13 to 16 years which took place (i) in the home, (ii) at school, (iii) in hospital, (iv) on a sports ground or other place where sporting activities occur, (v) in public parks and (vi) in other places in each year since 1997; [144259]

(2) how many deaths there were following recorded injuries of children aged (a) 0 to four, (b) five to eight, (c) nine to 12 and (d) 13 to 16 years in each year since 1997; [144262]

(3) how many deaths there were of children aged (a) zero to four, (b) five to eight, (c) nine to 12 and (d) 13 to 16 years in each year since 1997. [144278]

John Healey: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the National Statistician, who has been asked to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated 25 June 2007:


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Table 1: N umber of deaths in children by age group from all causes and deaths with a coroner’s verdict of accident( 1) England and Wales, 1997-2005( 2)
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

All deaths

0 to four(3)

4,509

4,347

4,326

3,958

3,828

3,678

3,892

3,734

3,760

Five to eight

356

344

316

301

313

285

274

251

230

Nine to 12

381

344

344

342

284

308

306

273

274

13 to 16

625

587

537

502

570

562

506

516

485

Accidental deaths

0 to four(4)

138

147

141

118

117

104

115

97

88

Five to eight

69

42

60

50

47

46

40

25

32

Nine to 12

100

90

84

83

56

61

49

59

46

13 to 16

198

163

149

160

177

142

140

150

148

(1) Selected using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes E800-E928 for the years 1997 to 2000 and Tenth Revision (LCD-10) codes V01-X59, Y40-Y84from 2001 onwards.
(2) Figures are for occurrences of death in each calendar year.
(3) Includes neonatal deaths (deaths occurring within the first 28 days of life).
(4) Excludes neonatal deaths (deaths occurring within the first 28 days of life) as, since 1986, a single underlying cause of death is not known for these deaths.

Table 2a: N umber of deaths in children by age group with a coroner’s verdict of accident( 1) by place of occurrence of injury, England and Wales, 1997-2000( 2)
1997 1998 1999 2000

At home

0 to four(3)

70

81

85

68

Five to eight

10

7

10

12

Nine to 12

13

16

11

13

13 to 16

26

24

21

23

Place for recreation and sport( 4)

0 to four(3)

0

0

1

2

Five to eight

5

1

3

0

Nine to 12

3

4

5

1

13 to 16

5

2

3

4

Public building( 5)

0 to four(3)

1

1

0

0

Five to eight

4

2

0

1

Nine to 12

0

1

1

0

13 to 16

1

2

2

1

Other specified and unspecified place( 6)

0 to four(3)

22

21

27

17

Five to eight

9

6

7

9

Nine to 12

13

13

10

14

13 to 16

25

26

14

21

Transport accidents( 7)

0 to four(3)

45

44

28

31

Five to eight

41

26

40

28

Nine to 12

71

56

57

55

13 to 16

141

109

109

111

(1) Selected using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes E850-E928.
(2) Figures are for occurrences of death in each calendar year.
(3) Excludes neonatal deaths (deaths occurring within the first 28 days of life) as, since 1986, a single underlying cause of death is not known for these deaths.
(4) Selected using 4(th) digit of ICD-9 code. 0.
(5) Selected using 4(th) digit of ICD-9 code. 4 and includes public park and playground, including school playground.
(6) Selected using 4(th) digit of ICD-9 code .6.
(7) Selected using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes E880-E848.

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