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Mr. Fallon: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the guarantee announced for deposits in Northern Rock covers unlimited new deposits into existing accounts; and for how long it is expected to continue. 
Mr. Darling: On 17 September I announced that, should it be necessary, the Government, with the Bank of England, would put in place arrangements that would guarantee all the existing deposits in Northern Rock Plc. These arrangements would continue during the current instability in the financial markets.
The Government have today announced that these arrangements will be extended to cover all new retail deposits in Northern Rock Plc. The arrangements will cover all retail deposits taken since 19 September. Northern Rock Plc will pay an appropriate fee for the extension of the arrangements, which is designed to ensure that the company does not receive a commercial advantage.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question requesting that a copy of the latest version of the National Statistics Postcode Directory be placed in the House of Commons Library (156003).
The quarterly Directory is a database file, available in a number of formats, which is used primarily for data processing. The Directory has not been developed for searches of individual postcodes and so does not have a user interface.
A free postcode searching facility is available through the GIGateway website: http://www.gigateway.org.uk/areasearch/default.html which contains all of the data available on the latest August '07 version of the Directory. This will provide you with direct access to the information held on the Directory.
The Parliamentary Constituencies held on the Directory are the current constituencies.
If you require any further information please contact Alistair Calder (firstname.lastname@example.org or 01329 813562).
Matthew Taylor: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the average (a) annual incomes and (b) annual gross disposable household incomes were in (i) each parliamentary constituency in Cornwall, (ii) the South West, (iii) England and (iv) the UK in 2006. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning annual incomes and gross disposable household income (GDHI) in Cornwall, the South West, England and the United Kingdom in 2006. (156664)
Estimates of income are available back to 1995 and the latest year available is 2005. These data were provided in the PQ response Official Report of 5 June 2007, Volume 461, Col 474. ONS plan to publish regional GDHI for 2006 in April 2008.
John McDonnell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many uncanalised yacht and pleasure craft are estimated to have entered the UK in each year since 2003; and how many interventions or challenges have been made on yacht and pleasure craft by HM Revenue and Customs or other UK authorities since 2003. 
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what border controls HM Revenue and Customs exercise on (a) uncanalised yachts and (b) pleasure craft traffic, (i) entering and (ii) leaving the UK; and how many seizures of articles subject to an import prohibition have been made by HM Revenue and Customs in each year since 2003, broken down by category of item; and if he will make a statement. 
Jane Kennedy: HM Revenue and Customs challenge, board and search yachts and pleasure craft on an intelligence-led basis. We do not centrally record seizures from such craft separately from other modes of transport.
Mr. Hancock: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what (a) records and (b) estimates have been made of the number of uncanalised yacht and pleasure craft entering the UK each year since 2003; and how many challenges have been made in respect of such craft by HM Revenue and Customs or other UK authority since 2003. 
Matthew Taylor: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much money was received into the public purse from people in Cornwall by (a) Pay As You Earn, (b) national insurance, (c) VAT, (d) corporation tax and (e) road tax in each year since 1979. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning the amount of tax revenue raised in Cornwall per annum. (156665)
The Office for National Statistics publishes regional estimates of Gross Disposable Household Income (GDHI) which include data for taxes on incomes and wealth paid by households. Data are available from 1995-2005. Regional estimates for expenditure based taxes and duties, for example VAT, are not available. Taxes paid by corporations are also unavailable on a regional basis.
Table A contains estimates of household taxes paid by residents of Cornwall and the Isles of Stilly from 1995 to 2005.
|Table A: Taxes generated per annum millions( 1,2)|
|Cornwall and Isles of Scilly( 3)|
|(1) These data are at current prices. They are not deflated to account for increases in prices over time. Regional data are not available on a constant price (deflated) basis.|
(2) These estimates are taken from the most recent release of regional GDHI data, published in March 2007.
(3 )Data are presented for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly combined. These data cannot be disaggregated into the two constituent areas.
Mr. Don Foster:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what assumptions his Department has made regarding the behavioural changes necessary in
order for receipts from remote gaming duty to equal those anticipated in the 2007 Financial Statement and Budget Report; 
Angela Eagle: Receipts from Remote Gaming Duty were forecast on the basis that existing Remote Gaming providers are located in tax havens and would not choose to relocate in Great Britain under any rate of taxation. Even at 0 per cent. Remote Gaming Duty, we expected the presence of irrecoverable VAT alone to prevent these companies choosing to relocate in Great Britain.
Jenny Willott: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much the Treasury has raised in duty from the sale of National Lottery tickets in each year since the Lottery was established; and if he will make a statement. 
Angela Eagle: Revenues from gambling taxes are published in the HM Revenue and Customs Betting, Gaming and Lottery Duties Statistical Factsheet, available at http://www.uktradeinfo.com/index.cfm? task=facbetting
Chris Grayling: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the likely impact of the tax changes announced in the 2007 budget due to be implemented in 2008 on a woman pensioner aged between 60 and 65; and if he will make a statement. 
Kitty Ussher: Tax changes announced in Budget 2007 were part of a package of reforms to support work, families and pensioners. The exact impact of the reforms on individuals including women pensioners aged between 60 and 64 will depend both on their own incomes, and also the circumstances of the household in which they live, for example the income and age of any partner, and family eligibility for tax credits and benefits.
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many 18 to 24-year-olds were not in full-time education, employment or training in each (a) local authority area and (b) parliamentary constituency in the latest period for which figures are available; and what proportion of the population of 18 to 24-year-olds this represented in each case. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question about young people not in employment, full-time education or training. I am replying in her absence. (155992)
Tables 1 and 2 attached, show the numbers of 18 to 24 year olds not in full-time education, employment or training, resident in Great Britain, parliamentary constituencies and local authorities, for the 12 months ending in March 2007 from the Annual Population Survey. The tables also show these numbers as percentages of the 18 to 24 year old populations in the areas.
Estimates for a subset of the population in a small geographical area, are based on very small sample sizes, and are therefore subject to large margins of uncertainty.
As the information is extensive, copies of these tables have been placed in the House of Commons Library.
Jane Kennedy: In January 2006 the VGA joined PISCES (Property Information System Common Exchange Standards) to enable it to contribute to the development of common standards for the holdingand where authorisedtransfer of information relating to commercial properties. Executive membership costs £10,000 plus VAT per year.
Joan Walley: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what advice is given to claimants when there is a significant delay in amending a claimant's award notice following a change in their circumstances to enable them to calculate their tax credit entitlement when payments continue. 
Tax credits award notices and accompanying guidance notes, together with the guidance notes that accompany claim forms, all explain that changes in income can affect entitlement and encourage claimants to tell HM Revenue and Customs as soon as their income changes. Where a customer has
not received a new award notice following a change in their circumstances, they can ring the Tax Credits Helpline and ask for a recalculation of their award using the new information.
Mr. MacNeil: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much his Department paid through the tax credit system to clients as compensation in lieu of any bank charges incurred on their personal accounts while involved with the tax credit system in the last 12 month period for which figures are available. 
Jane Kennedy: The circumstances in which HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will make compensation payments to its customers are explained in the Department's fact sheet, "Complaints and Putting Things Right", which is available at www.hmrc.gov.uk
Mike Wood: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what process is followed by HM Revenue and Customs when dealing with appeals against the decisions they make in calculating child and working tax credit entitlement. 
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