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Lynne Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 25 March 2008, Official Report, column 16W, on drugs: rehabilitation, for what reasons there are no plans to integrate cannabis cessation services within national health service stop smoking services. 
Dawn Primarolo: We encourage closer working between national health service (NHS) Stop Smoking Services and those services that support cannabis cessation where there is a locally identified need for this.
This might include improving the systems locally for identifying such need within services or populations at risk and might also include developing models of integrated provision of services, the facilitation of mutual referrals between such services or a combination of both such approaches.
The nature of this closer work is a matter for the local NHS services to decide on and we expect commissioners and providers will develop such services in response to their ongoing assessment of local needs and priorities.
It is important to note that some cannabis users may also be using other illicit drugs and it therefore may be more appropriate for them to be given cannabis cessation advice within specialist drug treatment services.
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many (a) males and (b) females were born with amniotic band syndrome in each of the last 10 years. (212444)
The table attached provides the number of (a) male and (b) female live and still births notified to the National Congenital Anomaly System for England and Wales (NCAS) with a mention of amniotic bands or clinically similar terms, for 2000 to 2006 (the latest year available). Figures are not available prior to 2000.
The number of notifications received by NCAS is likely to be less than the actual number of infants born with an anomaly. NHS Trusts provide these notifications to NCAS on a voluntary basis, either on forms sent to the Office for National Statistics or via local congenital anomaly registers. The recording of congenital anomalies is more complete in those areas where a register operates, because the register can obtain additional information locally. Consequently, the figures for congenital anomalies are presented separately for areas where a register operated and for areas without a register in a particular year. While a few of these local congenital anomaly registers were already established in 2000, others were set up as late as 2003. In 2006, registers covered 43 per cent of births in England and all births in Wales.
|Table 1: Number of notifications to the National Congenital Anomaly System with a mention of amniotic bands, congenital constriction bands or Limb Body Wall complex( 1) , 2000-06 England and Wales( 2)|
|Register areas||Non-register areas||Total|
|Percentage of births covered by a register( 3)||Male||Female||Male||Female||Male||Female|
|(1) The table includes notifications coded to Q79.8 using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition (ICD-10) with a mention of amniotic bands, congenital constriction bands or limb body wall complex.|
(2) Figures are not available before 2000.
(3) Births to women resident in England and Wales.
(4) Figures for 2006 exclude data for some areas which used to be part of East Midlands and South Yorkshire congenital anomaly register.
Matthew Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the list of NHS dentists in the find services section of the NHS website was last updated; and whether there are plans to update it. 
Dentist directory data is provided by two sources. The first source is NHS Connecting for Healths primary care information service (PCIS). NHS Choices receives a daily data feed from PCIS which updates the dental directory every evening. This feed covers approximately 3,000 dentists. The accuracy and completeness of this data is the responsibility of the PCIS.
The second source of dental practice data is from primary care trusts (PCTs). PCTs are responsible for maintaining national health service dentist data for the remaining 9,500 dental practices. NHS Choices provides PCTs with a secure on-line facility to edit the details of dental practitioners with whom they contract. Changes made by PCT web-editors are generally shown on NHS Choices within 24 hours.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health with reference to page 174 of his Departments Annual Report 2008, if he will list each receipt from land sales (a) in 2007-08 and (b) expected in 2008-09; and what (i) the location of the land sold was, (ii) the book value of each piece of land was and (iii) the amount for which each was sold was. 
Mr. Bradshaw: Details of national health service property sales are not held centrally. The following tables provide the requested details in respect of sales of assets in the ownership of the Secretary of State, as follows:
Table 1receipts from land sales to third parties completed during 2007-08; and
Table 2properties sold or expected to be sold to third parties during 2008-09.
In table 1, the sale price has been given where a property has been sold. Where a property remains to be sold, the anticipated receipt is commercially confidential and therefore has not been provided.
Three of the properties listed as sold in 2007-08 were transferred to English Partnerships as part of a much larger portfolio to assist with the Governments Sustainable Communities programme, for which a single price was agreed. The proceeds listed are an apportionment of the total transfer price.
|Table1: 2007-08 disposals of departmental property to third parties|
|Properties sold to third parties||Location||Asset value (£000)||Sale price (£000)|
|(1 )Part of portfolio transfer|
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