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Gordon Banks: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the maximum fixed term mortgage available is in the UK; and what estimate he has made of how many borrowers have signed up to such a facility; 
Kitty Ussher: The Financial Service Authority (FSA) publishes comparative tables of products offered by lenders that report that the maximum fixed term for a mortgage in the UK is 25 years. These tables are available at http://www.fsa.gov.uk/tables
The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) publishes the number of fixed term mortgages issued each year in the UK. These statistics are available at http://www.cml.org.uk/cml/statistics
Mr. Laurence Robertson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many employees have income in excess of £50,000 per year; and what percentage of the total employed workforce that figure represents. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking how many employees have income in excess of £50,000 per year; and what percentage of total employed workforce that figure represents. (157392)
The information requested is not available in respect of income, but the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) can be used to provide a partial answer for UK earnings. ASHE is earned out in April each year and is the most comprehensive source of earnings information in the United Kingdom. It is a one per cent. sample of all employees who are members of pay-as-you-earn (PAYE) schemes.
ASHE is not used to provide estimates of the numbers of employees whose earnings is greater than a specific amount, but is used to provide estimates of proportions of the workforce in that category. I attach a table showing an estimate of the percentage of the UK workforce which earned greater than £50,000 per year, from the 2006 Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings.
|Proportion of UK employees paid in excess of £50,000 per year( 1)|
|(1 )Employees on adult rates whose pay for the survey pay-period was not affected by absence.|
Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings, Office for National Statistics.
Andy Burnham: A delivery agreement was published for each public service agreement (PSA) alongside the pre-Budget report and comprehensive spending review. They are available on HM Treasurys website:
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much was collected from stamp duty in each financial year since 1997 in (a) Peterborough constituency and (b) the Peterborough City Council area; and if he will make a statement. 
Kitty Ussher: Estimates of the stamp duty land tax yield at local authority/unitary authority level are not available for years prior to 2005-06. Figures for 2005-06 and 2006-07 are provided in the tables from the following HMRC website:
Norman Baker: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many suicides there were amongst children between the ages of 10 and 18 years in each of the last 10 years, broken down by year group. 
As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many suicides there were amongst children between the ages of 10 and 18 years in each of the last 10 years, broken down by year groups. (157790)
The table below contains numbers of suicides for those aged under 19 by single year of age in England and Wales from 1996 to 2005, the latest available year.
The definition of suicide used by ONS assumes that most deaths from "injury or 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. For this reason, ONS includes these in its suicide statistics for those aged 15 and over, along with deaths from intentional self-harm. The same cannot be assumed in deaths at ages under 15. There were no deaths in children aged under 13 with a suicide verdict for the period requested.
|Number of deaths from suicide and injury/poisoning of undetermined intent, ages 13 to 18, England and Wales, 1996 to 2005( 1)|
|Suicide( 2)||Suicide and injury/poisoning of undetermined intent( 3)|
|13 years||14 years||15 years||16 years||17 years||18 years|
|(1 )Figures are for deaths occurring in each calendar year.|
(2 )The came of death for suicide was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes E950-E959for the years 1996 to 2000, and Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes X60-X84for 200J onwards.
(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 E9 88.8 for the years 1996 to 2000, and Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes YW-Y34 excluding Y33.9 where the Coroner's verdict was pending for 2001 onwards.
Harry Cohen: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people in the UK have international civil servant status for tax purposes; what such status means in terms of allowances and exemptions; and if he will make a statement. 
Jane Kennedy: Under UK tax law there is no such person as an international civil servant. However, officials of the United Nations are sometimes referred to as international civil servants. There is no requirement for visiting officials to notify HM Revenue and Customs of their presence in the UK. Those who are present in the UK for a sufficient length of time to become resident in the UK will be dealt with locally. Information is not collated centrally.
The UK tax position of employees of the United Nations is set out in the United Nations and International Court of Justice (Immunities and Privileges) Order 1974. This provides immunities and privileges that are normal for international organisations. It includes among other things that officials of the UN shall be exempt from income tax on remuneration received by them from the UN. UN Officials are however subject to a form of internal tax operated by the UN, which is referred to as the Staff Assessment.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many teenagers gave birth in each constituency in 2006. (157349).
The attached table provides the number of live births to mothers aged less than 20 in each parliamentary constituency in England and Wales, in 2006. Since these figures are for births rather than maternities, a small number of teenage mothers who had multiple births will have been counted more than once. A copy has been placed in the House of Commons Library.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the 18 to 24-year-old population of the Peterborough constituency was not been in education, training or employment in each quarter since the second quarter of 2001; and if he will make a statement. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking what proportion of the 18 to 24 year old population of the Peterborough constituency has not been in education, training or employment in each quarter since the second quarter of 2001. (158648)
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) compiles statistics for local areas from the annual local area Labour Force Survey (LFS) and the Annual Population Survey (APS) following International Labour Organisation (ILO) definitions. Quarterly data are not available for parliamentary constituencies.
The table attached shows the numbers of 18 to 24 year olds not in full-time education, employment or training, resident in Peterborough for the 12 month periods ending in February for 2002 to 2004 from the local area LFS and for the 12 month periods ending in March for 2005 to 2007, from the APS. The table also shows these numbers as the percentage of all 18 to 24 year olds in the area for each year.
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.
|Persons aged 18 to 24 who are not in full-time education, employment or training resident in the Peterborough constituency|
|12 months ending||Number ( Th ousand)||Percentage of all 18-24 year olds|
Estimates are subject to sampling variability.
Annual local area Labour Force Survey; Annual Population survey.
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