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Dr. Whitehead: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what plans he has to adopt a target for the sourcing of heat and cooling supply on the Government estate from combined heat and power generation. 
The targets for sustainable operations on the Government estate include one on combined heat and power. The target which runs until 2010 is that Departments seek to source at least 15 per cent. of electricity from combined heat and power.
Mrs. Gillan: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many deaths from hospital-acquired infections there were in Wales in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) hospital and (b) local health board area. 
As National Statistician I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many deaths from hospital-acquired infections there were in Wales in each year since 1997, broken down by (a) hospital and (b) local health board area. (219709)
Death certificates record the place where a person dies, but not where any infections may have been acquired. It is not possible from the information on a death certificate to know whether an infection was acquired in the hospital or other place where a patient died. Patients are often transferred between hospitals, nursing homes and other establishments and may have acquired infections in a different place from where they died.
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) does not receive information on hospital-acquired infections but special analyses of deaths involving two infections that are often associated with healthcare, MRSA and Clostridium difficile, are undertaken annually by ONS for England and Wales. The most recent figures were published in reports in Health Statistics Quarterly 37 in February of this year. This publication is available in the House of Commons library.
Additionally, a report on deaths involving MRSA and Clostridium difficile by individual communal establishment (including hospitals) where the person died was published for the first time in Health Statistics Quarterly 38 in May this year. Tables that supplement this release can be found on the National Statistics Website.(1,2)
(1) http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_health/C_Diff_ establishments_200 l_06.xls
(2) http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_health/MRSA_ establishments_2001_06.xls
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question of how many and what proportion of people migrating to the UK were from (a) EU member states and (b) other countries since 2004. (221205)
Total international migration to the UK between 2004 and 2006 by country of last residence is shown in the following table:
|Total international immigration to the UK by country of last residence, 2004 to 2006|
|All countries||European Union 25||Other countries||European Union 25||Other countries|
Mr. Clappison: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster for which non-EEA countries there was (a) an excess of emigration from the UK over immigration to the UK and (b) an excess of immigration to the UK over emigration (i) in 1987 to 1997 and (ii) since 1997; and what the size of the excess was in each case. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question for which non-EEA countries there was (a) an excess of emigration from the UK over immigration to the UK and (b) an excess of immigration to the UK over emigration (i) in 1987 to 1997 and (ii) since 1997; and what the size of the excess was in each case. (221210)
Table 1, attached, provides the top three non-EEA countries with net immigration and with net emigration figures for 1987 to 2006. Only the top three are provided to ensure that the estimates are reliable. Data are grouped by year because they are readily available in this format. The figures are based on the International Passenger Survey and care should be taken when interpreting net migration estimates since a small net migration figure may mask large immigration and emigration flows.
|Table 1: Migration estimates by non-EEA country of last or next residence, 1987 to 2006top three countries|
|United Kingdom (thousand)|
|+ Denotes a net inflow figure|
- Denotes a net outflow figure
1. Based on data from the International Passenger Survey. Excludes adjustments for (1) those whose intended length of stay changes so that their migrant status changes; (2) asylum seekers and their dependants not identified by the IPS; and (3) flows between the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
2. Figures have been rounded independently and may not add to totals.
International Passenger Survey
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your question asking how many babies (a) were stillborn and (b) died within one year of birth in each year since 1979. (219714)
The number of stillbirths and infant deaths in England and Wales for 1979 to 2006 (the most recent year for which figures are available) can be found in the attached table.
|Stillbirths( 1) and infant deaths( 2) , England and Wales. 1979-2006|
|Number of stillbirths||Number of infant deaths|
|(1) From 1979 to 30 September 1992 stillbirths relate to foetal deaths at or over 28 weeks gestation, and from 1 October 1992 at or over 24 weeks gestation.|
(2) Deaths under age one, number of deaths are based on annual occurrences for years 1993-2005 and annual registrations for all other years.
(3) Figures for 2006 are provisional.
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