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|Activity of young people of academic age 16 at end 2007, (Number)|
|Full-time education||Full-time employment||Part-time employment||Government employment & training programme( 1)||Not employed||Population|
|(1) Note that young people on apprenticeships will be recorded as in full-time or part-time employment The Government employment and training programme category covers other work-based training and entry to employment.|
Mr. Willetts: To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families when he plans to publish statistics on those not in education, employment or training for the first quarter of 2008; what the schedule for publication of this statistical series is; and if he will make a statement. 
Jim Knight: The labour force survey (LFS) NEET statistics for the first quarter of 2008 will be published on the Departments website at the same time as the quarter 2 figures, as part of the NEET quarterly brief. We intend to publish this by the end of August, following analysis of the raw quarter 2 LFS data, which will become publicly available on the 13 August.
The NEET quarterly brief is not a National Statistics publication and does not have a pre-arranged set of publication dates. It is published voluntarily by the Department, usually one or two weeks after the LFS data becomes available, in order that the public has access to NEET figures from a variety of sources. The latest published NEET quarterly brief, including data up until quarter 4 2007, is available at:
Mr. Amess: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many officials in his Department have responsibility for the (a) formulation and (b) implementation of policy on abortion, broken down by pay band; and if he will make a statement. 
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to have defined the criteria for becoming an Academic Health Science Centre, as referred to on page 57 of High Quality Care for All, Cm 7432. 
Mr. Bradshaw: We are determined to enable the successful development of academic health science centres and will be working on the practical arrangements for the designation process in the coming months.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what discussions his Department has had with Monitor on proposals to develop academic health science centres; whether he expects such centres will apply for NHS Foundation Trust status; and if he will make a statement. 
As the NHS Next Stage Review sets out, a number of potential governance models have already emerged to
suit local circumstances. The Governments approach will be broadly permissive; we are open to proposals for different forms of governance on a case-by-case basis, including, potentially, changing legislation where this would help an academic health science centre to achieve the optimal governance model to support its success. We will work with interested organisations on this.
Ann Keen: Information on the reasons for attendance at accident and emergency departments is not currently available centrally. Plans are in place for the Information Centre for health and social care to make an accident and emergency dataset available within hospital episode statistics in due course, which will include some information about reason for attendance. The publication is at an early stage of development and further work is ongoing to examine the level of detail and completeness of data. It is therefore unclear at the current time whether information on reasons for attendance will be part of the publication.
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what proportion of admissions to hospital via accident and emergency departments were related to dental problems in each year since 1997-98. 
|Total number of hospital admissions* via Accident & Emergency (A&E), under the care of 'dental' consultants, as a proportion of all A&E admissions, for years 1997-98 to 2006-07, national health service hospitals England and activity performed in the independent sector in England commissioned by English NHS|
|Total A&E admissions under 'dental' consultants||All A&E admissions||Proportion of admissions to hospital via A&E which were under 'dental' consultants (percentage)|
| Notes: Main Consultant Specialty Used: 140 = Oral surgery 141 = Restorative dentistry 142 = Paediatric dentistry (available from 1999-2000) 143 = Orthodontics 145 = Oral and maxillo facial surgery (available from 2004-05). Finished admission episodes *The technical term for the data supplied is finished admission episodes. A finished admission episode is the first period of in-patient care under one consultant within one health care provider. Admissions do not represent the number of in-patients, as a person may have more than one admission within the year. Admissions to hospital via A&E include admission methods 21 and 28 (21 = Emergency: via A&E services, including the casualty department of the provider/28 = Emergency: other means, including patients who arrive via the A&E department of another healthcare provider). Data Quality Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) are compiled from data sent by over 300 NHS trusts, and primary care trusts (PCTs) in England. Data are also received from a number of independent sector organisations for activity commissioned by the English NHS. The Information Centre for health and social care liaises closely with these organisations to encourage submission of complete and valid data and seeks to minimise inaccuracies and the effect of missing and invalid data via HES processes. While this brings about improvement over time, some shortcomings remain. Specialty Care is needed when analysing HES data by specialty, or by groups of specialties (such as Acute). Trusts have different ways of managing specialties and attributing codes so it is better to analyse by specific diagnoses, operations or other recorded information. Assessing growth through time HES figures are available from 1989-90 onwards. During the years that these records have been collected by the NHS, there have been ongoing improvements in quality and coverage. These improvements in information submitted by the NHS have been particularly marked in the earlier years and need to be borne in mind when analysing time series. Changes in NHS practice also need to be borne in mind when analysing time series. For example a number of procedures may now be undertaken in out-patient settings and may no longer be accounted in the HES data. This may account for any reductions in activity over time. Ungrossed Data The data are ungrossed. This means no estimates (grossing factors) have been added to the data set to make up for any shortfalls or gaps in the data. Source: HES, The NHS Information Centre for health and social care.|
Mr. Lansley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what his Department has spent in (a) cash and (b) real terms in current prices on communications campaigns aiming to raise the public's knowledge of units of alcohol in each year since 2005-06; what national communications campaigns have been launched since 3 December 2007; how these campaigns will be evaluated; and if he will make a statement. 
Dawn Primarolo: On 19 May 2008, the Government launched the first major advertising campaign to raise awareness about units. The Units Know Your Limits campaign is intended to help people to estimate how much alcohol they drink. The spend to-date is as follows:
Advertising costs (not including production) £2,670,000
Print costs £62,146
Research costs £165,755
Throughout the campaign development we have tested potential messaging in independent qualitative creative development research to ensure creative material engages and resonates with the target audience;
We have quantitative campaign tracking research in place which will measure pre to post shifts in awareness, understanding, attitudes and motivations towards alcohol consumption in response to the campaign and will continue to measure these factors throughout the campaign's life. We will be able to "benchmark these results against other Government campaigns when establishing targets; and
The campaign will also be evaluated in terms of how effectively it generates responses and requests for further information and advice through online, phone and face to face services. This data will again be benchmarked against other Government campaigns to aid target setting.
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