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Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many jobseeker's allowance (JSA) claimants aged 25 or over terminated their claim for JSA after 17 months but before 18 months of making an initial claim in the latest period for which figures are available; and how many returned to JSA
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within (a) one week, (b) one month, (c) three months, (d) six months and (e) one year of such termination. [173757]

Mr. Timms: The available information is in the following table.

Number of jobseeker’s allowance (JSA) terminations aged 25 or over who terminated their claim between 17 and 18 months, then flowed on to JSA
N umber of which that flowed on to JSA
Quarter ending Number of JSA terminations Within one week More than a week but less than a month More than a month but less than 3 months More than 3 months but less than 6 months More than 6 months but less than a year

August 2005

1,700

200

100

200

200

200

November 2005

1,200

0

100

200

100

100

February 2006

1,000

200

100

100

100

100

May 2006

1,700

200

100

300

100

200

August 2006

1,800

300

300

300

100

100

November 2006

1,900

100

200

200

200

100

February 2007

1,900

200

200

200

n/a

n/a

May 2007

1,900

100

100

n/a

n/a

n/a

Notes:
1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 100.
2. Data commence in 2005 to ensure capture of information on people flowing back on to JSA up to 12 months after the termination of their claim.
Source:
DWP Information Directorate five per cent sample and 5 per cent. terminations dataset

Mercury: Health Hazards

Mr. Jenkin: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 14 January 2008, Official Report, columns 862-3W, what the outcome of each of the five cases was for the health of the individual concerned. [185009]

Mrs. McGuire: HSE does not have information on the outcome for the health of the individuals previously reported to be affected by mercury poisoning.

National Insurance: Foreigners

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many foreign residents successfully applied for national insurance numbers in each London borough in each of the last four years. [181653]

Mr. Plaskitt: Information is not available prior to 2005-06. The available information is in the following table.

National insurance number registrations in respect of foreign nationals in London local authorities
Local authority 2005-06 2006-07

City of London

530

730

Barking and Dagenham

3,200

3,120

Barnet

8,840

9,310

Bexley

1,410

1,570

Brent

15,060

15,600

Bromley

2,130

2,200

Camden

7,780

8,320

Croydon

5,900

6,340

Ealing

15,250

14,300

Enfield

5,030

5,710

Greenwich

5,700

5,820

Hackney

7,640

7,630

Hammersmith and Fulham

9,410

9,310

Haringey

9,580

10,970

Harrow

5,070

5,500

Havering

1,100

1,000

Hillingdon

4,320

4,420

Hounslow

10,600

9,800

Islington

6,790

6,610

Kensington and Chelsea

6,460

7,250

Kingston upon Thames

2,830

2,970

Lambeth

10,460

11,170

Lewisham

6,770

6,840

Merton

6,470

6,680

Newham

14,880

16,160

Redbridge

5,320

5,220

Richmond upon Thames

2,960

2,930

Southwark

9,670

9,690

Sutton

1,680

1,940

Tower Hamlets

10,430

11,800

Waltham Forest

9,990

9,680

Wandsworth

11,420

11,720

Westminster

10,960

11,790

Notes:
1. Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10.
2. Numbers are based on 100 per cent. data from the National Insurance Recording System (NIRS).
3. Local authority is assigned by matching postcodes against the relevant postcode directory.
4. Local authority counts are based on the most recently recorded address of the NINO recipient.
5. Years refer to financial years—6 April to 5 April
6. People whose nationality is unknown are included in the table.
Source:
100 per cent. data at 17 June 2006 and 14 May 2007 from the National Insurance Recording System (NIRS).

New Deal for Young People

Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how many New Deal for Young People (NDYP) participants who left the NDYP at the
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pre-gateway stage went into (a) employment, (b) employment and benefits, (c) benefits—jobseeker’s allowance, (d) benefits—income support, (e) benefits—incapacity benefit, (f) benefits—income support and incapacity benefit, (g) benefits—other/unknown benefits, (h) other known destination and (i) off benefits unknown destination within (1) two weeks, (2) three months, (3) six months and (4) one year of leaving the programme in each year since 1997 for which information is available; [173906]

(2) how many New Deal for Young People (NDYP) participants who left the NDYP at the gateway stage went into (a) employment, (b) employment and benefits, (c) benefits—jobseeker’s allowance, (d) benefits—income support, (e) benefits—incapacity benefit, (f) benefits—income support and incapacity benefit, (g) benefits—other/unknown benefits, (h) other known destination and (i) off benefits unknown destination within (1) two weeks, (2) three months, (3) six months and (4) one year of leaving the programme in each year since 1997 for which information is available; [173907]

(3) how many New Deal for Young People (NDYP) participants who left the NDYP at the option stage—employment went into (a) employment, (b) employment and benefits, (c) benefits—jobseeker’s allowance, (d) benefits—income support, (e) benefits—incapacity benefit, (f) benefits—income support and incapacity benefit, (g) benefits—other/unknown benefits, (h) other known destination and (i) off benefits unknown destination within (1) two weeks, (2) three months, (3) six months and (4) one year of leaving the programme in each year since 1997 for which information is available; [173908]

(4) how many New Deal for Young People (NDYP) participants who left the NDYP at the option stage—full-time education went into (a) employment, (b) employment and benefits, (c) benefits—jobseeker’s allowance, (d) benefits—income support, (e) benefits—incapacity benefit, (f) benefits—income support and incapacity benefit, (g) benefits—other/unknown benefits, (h) other known destination and (i) off benefits unknown destination within (1) two weeks, (2) three months, (3) six months and (4) one year of leaving the programme in each year since 1997 for which information is available; [173909]

(5) how many New Deal for Young People (NDYP) participants who left the NDYP at the option stage—voluntary sector went into (a) employment, (b) employment and benefits, (c) benefits—jobseeker’s allowance, (d) benefits—income support, (e) benefits—incapacity benefit, (f) benefits—income support and incapacity benefit, (g) benefits—other/unknown benefits, (h) other known destination and (i) off benefits unknown destination within (1) two weeks, (2) three months, (3) six months and (4) one year of leaving the programme in each year since 1997 for which information is available; [173910]

(6) how many New Deal for Young People (NDYP) participants who left the NDYP at the option stage (environment task force) went into (a) employment, (b) employment and benefits, (c) benefits—jobseeker’s allowance, (d) benefits—income support, (e)
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benefits—incapacity benefit, (f) benefits—income support and incapacity benefit, (g) benefits—other/unknown benefits, (h) other known destination and (i) off benefits unknown destination within (A) two weeks, (B) three months, (C) six months and (D) one year of leaving the programme for which figures are available in each year since 1997; [173918]

(7) how many New Deal for Young People (NDYP) participants who left the NDYP at the follow through stage whose last option was (a) education and training, (b) voluntary sector and (c) environment task force went into (i) employment, (ii) employment and benefits, (iii) benefits—jobseeker’s allowance, (iv) benefits—income support, (v) benefits—incapacity benefit, (vi) benefits—income support and incapacity benefit, (vii) benefits—other/unknown benefits, (viii) other known destination and (ix) off benefits unknown destination within (A) two weeks, (B) three months, (C) six months and (D) one year of leaving the programme for which figures are available in each year since 1997. [173919]

Mr. Timms: The available requested information has been placed in the Library.

New Deal for Young People: Expenditure

Chris Grayling: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how much of the expenditure on the new deal for young people was spent on the (a) gateway, (b) voluntary sector option, (c) environmental taskforce option, (d) full-time education and training options, (e) employment option, (f) pre-gateway, (g) follow-up and (h) other parts of the programme, in each year since 1997; [173895]

(2) how much of the expenditure on the new deal for 25 plus was spent on the (a) pre-gateway, (b) gateway, (c) intensive activity period (i) employment, (ii) basic employability and skills training, (iii) self-employment, (iv) educational and training opportunities, (v) work experience/placements, (vi) training and (vii) other options, (d) follow through and (e) other parts of the programme in each year since 1997. [173896]

Mr. Timms: The available requested information is in the following tables.

Table 1 : to tals for new deal for young people and new deal 25 plus spend
Overall total (£ million)

1997-98

12

1998-99

179

1999-2000

353

2000-01

335

2001-02

359

2002-03

388

2003-04

453

2004-05

433

2005-06

322

2006-07

322

Note:
The figures in table 1 represent the totals of the figures in tables 2, 3 and 4.

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