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Kevin Brennan: The Government believe it is important to help parents and their children get the best from new technologies while protecting children from inappropriate or potentially harmful material on the internet and in video games. We will ensure that Dr. Byron has the necessary resources to complete a thorough review. The review is due to report by the end of March 2008.
An indicative budget of £250,000 has been allocated to the review, not including salaries and expenses of the civil servants on the reviews secretariat. This figure is subject to possible amendment in line with the terms of reference, such as to meet needs for stakeholder engagement or qualitative research. This has been agreed in accordance with the Cabinet Office guidelines and value for money assessments.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many deaths attributable to alcohol there were in West Chelmsford constituency in each of the last five years. (167894)
The attached tables provide the number of deaths with an alcohol-related underlying cause in West Chelmsford parliamentary constituency from 2002 to 2006 (the latest year available).
|Number of deaths with an alcohol-related underlying cause of death( 1) , West Chelmsford parliamentary constituency( 2) , 2002-06( 3)|
|(1) Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). The specific causes of death categorised as alcohol-related, and their corresponding ICD-10 codes, are shown in the following table. (2) Based on boundaries as of 2007. (3) Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year.|
|Alcohol-related causes of deathInternational Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10)|
|Cause of death||ICD-10 code(s)|
James Brokenshire: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people under the age of 18 years died as a consequence of excessive alcohol consumption in the last period for which figures are available. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many young people under the age of
18 years died as a consequence of excessive alcohol consumption in the last period for which figures are available. I am replying in her absence. (167988)
The latest calendar year for which figures are available is for deaths registered in 2006. There was one death in young people aged under 18 in England and Wales in 2006 with an underlying cause of death which was alcohol-related.*
The National Statistics definition of alcohol-related deaths only includes those causes regarded as being most directly due to alcohol consumption and toxic effects of alcohol (ie poisoning). It does not include other diseases where alcohol has been shown to make some contribution to increased risk, such as cancers of the mouth, oesophagus and liver (although these would not generally apply to deaths of young people aged under 18) and does not include drug poisoning deaths where alcohol was also mentioned. Apart from deaths due to poisoning with alcohol (accidental, intentional or undetermined), the definition excludes any other external causes of deaths, such as road traffic deaths, and other accidents and violence.
* Selected using the National Statistics definition of alcohol-related deaths. The International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) codes for the definition are listed below:
F10Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol
G31.2Denegration of nervous system due to alcohol
K70Alcoholic liver disease
K73Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
K74Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver (excluding K74.3-K74.5billiary cirrhosis)
K86.0Alcohol induced pancreatitis
X45Accidental poisoning by and exposure to alcohol
X65Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to alcohol
Y15Poisoning by and exposure to alcohol, undetermined intent.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people resident in the Peterborough city council area over the age of 65 died during the winter months in each year since 1997; and if he will make a statement. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many people resident in the Peterborough City Council area over the age of 65 died during the winter months in each year since 1997. I am replying in her absence. (168121)
Figures for winter deaths are calculated using a definition of winter as a four-month period from December of one year to March of the next year. The table below provides the number of winter deaths of people resident in Peterborough unitary authority over the age of 65, for the years 1996/97 to 2004/05 (the latest available).
|Table 1: winter deaths of persons over the age of 65( 1) , Peterborough unitary authority( 2) , 1996-97 to 2004-05|
|(1) Winter deaths are defined as those occurring in December of one year, plus those occurring in January to March of the following year.|
(2) Using boundaries as of 2007 for all years.
Mr. Stewart Jackson: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of people in the Peterborough City Council area are classified as (a) professionals and (b) skilled workers; and if he will make a statement. 
The National Statistician has been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question about employment. I am replying in her absence. (168122)
The Office for National Statistics compiles employment statistics for local areas from the Annual Population Survey (APS) following International Labour Organisation definitions.
The percentage of people resident in the Peterborough City local authority who are employed in professional and skilled trades occupations for the 12-month period ending March 2007 was, respectively, 10 and 9 per cent. of all those in employment.
Professional and skilled workers are classified using the Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) 2000 for Professional Occupations and Skilled Trades Occupations respectively.
As these estimates are for a subset of the population in a small geographical area, they are based on small sample sizes, and are therefore subject to large margins of uncertainty.
Mr. Austin Mitchell: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the codes of practice developed by the (a) Cabinet Office on consultation and (b) Better Regulation Executive on the principles of good regulation apply to consultations conducted by the Financial Services Authority. 
Kitty Ussher: The Cabinet Office code of practice on consultation applies to all UK public consultations by Government Departments. It is not a statutory code and cannot prevail over statutory or mandatory external requirements such as those contained in the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. The Act places consultation requirements on the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and sets out what should accompany the consultation document.
With regard to (b), the principles of good regulation are specified in the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006. The FSA will need to have regard to the principles in the Act and the draft regulators' compliance code that flows from it.
Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what information his Department holds on charities that receive income tax refunds under the gift aid scheme; and if he will make a statement; 
(3) in how many cases income tax claimed by charities under the gift aid scheme has been deemed ineligible in each of the last five years, broken down by reason for ineligibility; and if he will make a statement; 
registered charity number;
HMRC reference number;
name and address of authorised charity official making income tax repayment claim (or their nominee);
company or trust status;
accounting date; and
charity's nominated bank name, account number and sort code.
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