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Financial year Total number of main (reporting) charities

2001-02

161,715

2002-03

163,355

2003-04

165,412

2004-05

166,675

2005-06

167,321

2006-07

168,855

2007-08

169,386

2008-09

168,500



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Month Total number of main (reporting) charities

April 2008

169,574

May 2008

169,374

June 2008

169,398

July 2008

169,638

August 2008

169,695

September 2008

169,742

October 2008

169,666

November 2008

168,675

December 2008

168,416

January 2009

168,552

February 2009

168,561

March 2009

168,500


Charities: Bank Services

Mr. Maude: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster with reference to the answer to the hon. Member for Brentwood and Ongar of 17 October 2008, Official Report, column 1577W, on local government: bank services, what information (a) the Office of the Third Sector and (b) the Charity Commission received from (i) the Financial Services Authority, (ii) the Bank of England and (iii) HM Treasury on the level of risk associated with charities investing in Icelandic banks between October 2007 and October 2008. [271940]

Kevin Brennan: The Office of the Third Sector received no information from the Financial Services Authority, the Bank of England and HM Treasury on this issue.

I have asked the Charity Commission to reply to the question as it refers to it.

Letter from Andrew Hind , dated May 2009:

Civil Servants: Redundancy

Steve Webb: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time civil servants have been made redundant in each of the last 10 years. [272641]


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Kevin Brennan: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated May 2009:

Annex A: Full-time and part-time civil servants made redundant in the last 10 years( 1,2)
Permanent employees only

Full-time Part-time Total

1999(3,5)

1,590

100

1,690

2000(3,5)

1,000

60

1,060

2001(3,5)

1,040

40

1,080

2002(3,5)

690

40

730

2003(3,5)

1,450

90

1,540

2004(3,5)

800

60

850

2005(3,5)

360

50

410

2006(3,6)

1,150

270

1,420

2007(4,5)

1,600

410

2,000

2008(4,7)

2,700

1,080

3,770

(1) Includes civil servants who have taken ‘compulsory early retirement’ or ‘compulsory early severance’. Excludes civil servants who are over pension age.
(2) Numbers are rounded to the nearest 10.
(3) Data sourced from the Mandate collection (1999-2006), undertaken by Cabinet Office, which provides approximately 85 per cent. coverage of civil service Departments and Agencies.
(4) Data sourced from the Annual Civil Service Employment Survey (2007 and 2008), undertaken by ONS, which provides 100 per cent coverage of civil service Departments and Agencies.
(5) Survey reference date 1 April.
(6) Survey reference date 30 September.
(7) Survey reference date 31 March.
Source:
Mandate data collection and Annual Civil Service Employment Survey

Death: Alcoholic Drinks

Mr. Spring: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many alcohol-related deaths there were in (a) the East of England and (b) Suffolk in the last 12 months. [273247]

Kevin Brennan: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated may 2009:


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Table 1. Number of deaths with an alcohol-related underlying cause of death( 1) , East of England Government Office region and Suffolk county( 2) , 2007( 3)
Deaths (persons)
Area 2007

East of England

573

Suffolk

62

(1) Cause of death was defined using the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). The specific causes of death categorised as alcohol-related, and their corresponding ICD-10 codes, are shown in the box below.
(2) Based on boundaries as of 2009.
(3) All figures are for deaths registered in 2007.

Box 1. Alcohol-related causes of death—International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10)
Cause of death ICD-10 code(s)

Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol

F10

Degeneration of nervous system due to alcohol

G31.2

Alcoholic polyneuropathy

G62.1

Alcoholic cardiomyopathy

I42.6

Alcoholic gastritis

K29.2

Alcoholic liver disease

K70

Chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified

K73

Fibrosis and cirrhosis of liver (excl. Biliary cirrhosis)

K74 (excl. K74.3-K74.5)

Alcohol induced chronic pancreatitis

K86.0

Accidental poisoning by and exposure to alcohol

X45

Intentional self-poisoning by and exposure to alcohol

X65

Poisoning by and exposure to alcohol, undetermined intent

Y15


Electoral Register

Chris Ruane: To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what the electoral registration rates are for each local authority, ranked from highest to lowest; and how much each such authority spent on electoral registration per elector in the latest period for which figures are available. [272732]

Kevin Brennan: The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.

Letter from Karen Dunnell, dated May 2009:


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