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Mark Hunter: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the (a) revenue income and (b) estimated overhead cost of the parking charges scheme at Stepping Hill Hospital has been in each year since the introduction of such charges. 
Ann Keen: Hospital car parking charges are decided locally by individual trusts to help cover the cost of running and maintaining a car park. All trusts should have exemption and concessionary schemes in place to ensure that patients and carers who visit hospital regularly are not disadvantaged. They should also have sustainable public transport plans in place for staff and visitors.
Data on the gross income that national health service trusts receive from car parking charges paid by staff and visitors have been collected since 2000. These data are provided by the NHS on a voluntary basis and have
not been amended following their collection, nor have they been actively checked by the Department and therefore cannot be confirmed to be accurate or complete.
(1) The site data also list a hospital with the same name at the Pennine Care NHS trust, but this does not have any car parking income and is therefore not the one under consideration.
|Income from staff||Income from visitors||Total income|
| Note: Prior to 2001-02, car parking data were collected at trust level only and therefore Stepping Hill hospital's specific income could not be identified. Source: Estates Related Information Collection System, Department of Health.|
Graham Stringer: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many operations were performed at the Greater Manchester Surgical Centre in (a) the 12 month period from 18 May 2005 and (b) each subsequent 12 month period starting 18 May. 
The following table shows finished consultant episodes performed at the Greater Manchester Surgical Centre where there was a procedure or intervention. There is no clear definition of the term 'operation' used in hospital episode statistics (HES). HES have provided data for financial years (1 April to 31 March) 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08 (the most recent year for which data is available).
|Finished consultant episodes|
Primary care trusts (PCTs) and national health service trusts flu pandemic plans are already in action and are working well. It would not be the best use of NHS resources at this time to direct PCTs and NHS trusts to publish these plans. In addition, these
plans are being continuously reviewed and, where necessary, updated informed by the latest expert scientific and medical advice of the current swine flu pandemic. Publication of contingency plans by PCTs and hospital trusts will, therefore, not be requested.
Local NHS communications efforts are now directed to providing local staff and communities with the latest information about the current pandemic, how it is developing and what they can do to prepare and manage it. The Department has written to all NHS chief executives to make clear that this is core responsibility of all organisations.
Sandra Gidley: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pregnancies in girls under 16 years old were recorded in (a) Test Valley Borough and (b) Southampton in each of the last five years. 
As National Statistician, I have been asked to reply to your recent question asking how many pregnancies of girls under 16 years old were recorded in (a) Test Valley Borough and (b) Southampton in each of the last five years. (287768)
Figures on conceptions are estimates based on the number of live births, stillbirths or legal abortions. They do not include miscarriages and illegal abortions.
The table below provides the number of conceptions among girls under 16, for (a) Test Valley local authority district and (b) Southampton unitary authority for 2003 to 2007 (the most recent year for which figures are available).
|Table 1: Number of conceptions among girls aged under 16( l) , for (a) Test Valley local authority district and (b) Southampton unitary authority 2003 to 2007|
|Conceptions||2003||2004||2005||2006||200 7( 2)|
|(1) Under 16 years at estimated date of conception.|
(2) Figures for 2007 are provisional.
Jim Dobbin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health which (a) policy advisers, (b) special advisers, (c) other individuals and (d) other groups have provided advice to his Department on the subject of tranquillisers in the last two years; and what expertise each has to advise on that subject. 
Gillian Merron: The Department is not aware of any advice given by policy advisers, special advisers, other individuals or advisory groups specifically in relation to tranquilisers. The Commission on Human Medicines, the UK Health Ministers' independent safety experts and advisers, provides scientific advice on all medicines for human use before a product is given a marketing authorisation or if any post marketing safety issue arise.
Over the coming months the Department will be reviewing its policy on addiction to prescriptions and over the counter (OTC) drugs, including tranquilisers.
This review will identify where and how policy should be advanced, so that those addicted to prescription or OTC drugs receive high quality, effective services.
The following table shows data for 2001-02 for the Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals NHS Trust and for 2002-03 to 2007-08 for the Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, which are the only years for which information is available for these organisations.
|Charge against the capital resource limit (CRL)|
1. The data provided in 2001-02 is for the Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals NHS Trust which merged with the Dewsbury Health Care NHS Trust in 2002-03 to form the Mid-Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.
2. The term 'capital expenditure' has been interpreted to mean the charge against the CRL for the year. This charge is calculated as follows:
a. Gross capital expenditure in accruals terms for the period
b. Less the net book value of assets disposed of
c. Plus any loss on disposal of donated assets
d. Less capital grants received
e. Less donations
NHS audited summarisation schedules.
Mr. Jim Cunningham: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what assistance his Department provides to small and medium-sized businesses to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. 
Joan Ruddock: KBCC provides funding for the provision of support, advice and information on reducing greenhouse gas emissions to small and medium-sized businesses, in particular through the Carbon Trust. Advice and information is provided through a dedicated phone line and website. Financial support is provided through interest-free loans to small and medium-sized businesses for energy saving investments. Up to £83.9 million of additional funding for this scheme is being provided for firms in England over the next two years.
The Carbon Trust also administers the Enhanced Capital Allowance scheme for energy-saving technologies, which provides businesses that invest in designated energy
efficient equipment with enhanced tax relief. DECC has also established voluntary agreements with the major energy suppliers to promote energy efficiency and energy services to small and medium-sized businesses.
Mr. Burns: To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how many grants have been made through the Low Carbon Buildings programme to (a) schools, (b) hospitals and (c) other public buildings in (i) West Chelmsford constituency, (ii) Essex and (iii) England in each year since the inception of the programme. 
Mr. Kidney: The following number of grants have been made through the Low Carbon Buildings programme to (a) schools, (b) hospitals and (c) other public buildings in (i) West Chelmsford constituency, (ii) Essex and (iii) England in each year since the inception of the programme.
|Low carbon buildings programme Phase 1 -grants awarded|
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