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Mr. Doran: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment his Department has made of the effect of decommissioning North sea oil and gas platforms and other infrastructure on tax revenues over the next (a) five, (b) 10, (c) 15 and (d) 20 years. 
Angela Eagle: The Governments forecast for North sea tax revenues take into account an assessment of the expected impact of decommissioning. Overall estimates of the cost of decommissioning vary, however the eventual monetary and tax cost is likely to be significant. This will in due course give rise to a downward impact on North sea revenues. However the impact of this will be spread over a large number of years and with the significant remaining potential of the North sea the UK will continue to benefit from our national natural resources for a considerable time.
|Annual statistics on abortions as a percentage of all conceptions (England and Wales) for each year from 1990 to 2000|
|Conceptions all ages|
|Total (000)||Percentage ending in abortion|
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has made any assessment of the impact of NHS Direct on the (a) number and (b) appropriateness of accident and emergency attendances. 
Mr. Bradshaw: Less than 10 per cent. of the total number who call NHS direct and only 8 per cent. of those with symptoms are advised currently to attend accident and emergency. Nearly half (47 per cent.) of all calls to NHS Direct are completed within NHS Direct meaning that the patient does not need to seek help or treatment elsewhere.
Norman Lamb: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many under 14 year olds were treated for alcohol-related health problems in the last 12 months, broken down by strategic health authority. 
|All diagnoses count of finished admission episodes for under 14 years olds with alcohol specific conditions by strategic health authority (SHA) of treatmentnational health service hospitals, 2005-06|
|Strategic health authority of treatment||Finished admission episodes with alcohol specific conditions||All finished admission episodes||Alcohol Specific Episodes as a percentage of all episodes|
Hospital Episode Statistics, the Information Centre for health and social care
Mr. Clifton-Brown: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to the answer of 8 October 2007, Official Report, column 267W, on Cirencester Hospital, when he expects to announce the decision on an independent sector provider contract for Cirencester Hospital. 
Mr. Bradshaw: The proposed scheme for the Avon, Gloucester and Wiltshire area, which currently includes Cirencester hospital as a potential site for services, is proceeding through the phase 2 procurement process. The Department has recently concluded discussions with the national health service with regard to the final specifications of the scheme with the aim of ensuring that health care services are effective, accessible and responsive to local needs.
The Department will conclude decisions on the remaining phase 2 schemes no later than end of March 2008. Announcements on any contracted provider will be made once the scheme has received all the necessary approvals.
Ann Keen [holding answer 27 November 2007]: The information is not available in the requested format. Under the new dental contractual arrangements, introduced on 1 April 2006, patients do not have to be registered with a dentist to receive national health service care. The closest equivalent measure to registration is the number of patients receiving NHS dental services (patients seen) in a given area over a 24-month period, for that area. Information is available at primary care trust (PCT) and strategic health authority (SHA) area in England, but not at constituency level.
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