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Mr. MacNeil: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) special advisers and (b) officials of her Department accompanied her to Glasgow for the Cabinet meeting on 16 April 2009. 
Jim Knight: For information relation to the Cabinet and public engagement event held in Glasgow on 16 April, I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 3 June 2009, Official Report, column 487W.
Mr. Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many parents have been prosecuted for (a) not providing information and (b) providing false information to the Child Support Agency in each year since 2000. 
Jonathan Shaw [ holding answer 11 June 2009]: The Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission is responsible for the child maintenance system. I have therefore asked the Child Maintenance Commissioner to write to the hon. Member with the information requested.
In reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about the Child Support Agency, the Secretary of State promised a substantive reply from the Child Maintenance Commissioner as the Child Support Agency is now the responsibility of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission.
You asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many parents have been prosecuted for (a) not providing information and (b) providing false information to the Child Support Agency in each year since 2000. 
There were a total of 1,440 successful prosecutions in 2008/09. Of these, 1,380 parents were prosecuted for failing to provide information, 15 for providing false information and 45 for other offence types.
The total number of successful prosecutions broken down each year from 2004/05 are included in the attached table. There is no further breakdown available by prosecution type prior to 2008/09 as the system used to record this information is no longer in use. No figures are available prior to 2004/05.
I hope you find this answer helpful.
|Table 1: S uccessful prosecutions|
1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. 2. No prior figures are available before 2004-05. 3. The figures for 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 are taken from the old compliance access database which is no longer in use, a breakdown of prosecution type can therefore not be included. 4. The figure for 2008-09 is taken from the CriMIS small systems database which provides a breakdown of prosecution type.
Mr. Philip Hammond: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much (a) her Department and (b) its agencies paid in interest to suppliers under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 in the last three years for which figures are available. 
Jonathan Shaw: An analysis of our central accounting system for the three years requested has shown the following amounts paid to suppliers by the Department under the account code Late Payment of BillsInterest Paid. The amounts are inclusive of VAT.
Mr. Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998 have been recorded in (a) her Department and (b) each of its agencies in each of the last five years. 
Jim Knight: Because the Department handles data relating to millions of individual customers on a daily basis, small localised data incidents are dealt with as they arise. These are not recorded centrally by the Department or its agencies, and consequently the details of such incidents could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
More significant incidents which involve personal data are reported to the Information Commissioner as a matter of course. Under the mandatory requirements of the Data Handling Report published on 25 June 2008, the Department is required to provide a summary of such incidents in its annual resource accounts.
The Department has published details of incidents arising during 2007-08 in the annual resource account which was published on 13 August 2008. We will be publishing information on incidents reported to the Information Commissioner during 2008-09 in the next resource accounts. The information is currently being compiled and verified before it is laid before Parliament.
Mr. Paice: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate she has made of the percentage of electricity used by her Department which was derived from renewable sources in (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2007-08. 
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Grant Shapps: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 9 February 2009, Official Report, columns 1636-8W, on the departmental internet, how many (a) unique visitors and (b) page impressions were received by each website operated by her Department in each of the last 12 months. 
Jim Knight [holding answer 18 June 2009]: The following tables outline (a) unique visitors and (b) page views (page impressions for the Jobcentre Plus website) in line with Cabinet Office guidance, for each of the websites maintained by the Department for Work and Pensions as per the answer of 9 February 2009. We cannot produce all the statistics as DWP does not hold some of the figures and due to some technical difficulties we were unable to collect all the figures for each month.
|Table A: Unique visitors for the websites maintained by the Department for Work and Pension 2008-09|
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